The History of Carpooling
Category: Ridesharing

The History of Carpooling

Ridesharing or carpooling began as a conservation method to save rubber, gas, and wear-and-tear on vehicles during the Second World War. In the 1940s, before computer databases and automated matching, the U.S. Office of Civilian Defense…

by: Dan Bower

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MyRide Infotainment Helps Rock Hill Transit Go “High Tech”
Category: Fixed Route

MyRide Infotainment Helps Rock Hill Transit Go “High Tech”

The City of Rock Hill, South Carolina has been transit-less for years, until now. The city of 70,000 leapfrogged traditional, diesel transit vehicles and will be rolling out a new fleet of electric buses this summer offering free rides, Wi-fi,…

by: Tanya Brusse

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The Billion Dollar Question: Is Transit Worth The Big Spend?

The Billion Dollar Question: Is Transit Worth The Big Spend?

In March 2019, the Canadian Urban Transit Association released a report, “The Economic Impact of Transit Investment in Canada”, that examined the return on investment on funds spent to preserve and expand Canada’s transit systems. Do tax…

by: Tanya Brusse

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Three Questions with Steve Dewis of TripSpark Medical
Category: NEMT

Three Questions with Steve Dewis of TripSpark Medical

This year, TripSpark has committed to the continued growth of our Medical team. We sat down with Steve Dewis, General Manager of TripSpark Medical, to discuss our non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) segment. Let’s rapid-fire three…

by: TripSpark Technologies

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Why Waiting for the Bus in a Snow Storm isn’t Fun, Besides the Obvious Reasons

Why Waiting for the Bus in a Snow Storm isn’t Fun, Besides the Obvious Reasons

This winter, Ontario was hit with a series of late snow storms, which wreaked havoc with traffic and snow removal. The City of Barrie transit agency was also experiencing delays, and encouraged riders to check MyRide, their real-time…

by: Tanya Brusse

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