What is Microtransit?

What is Microtransit?

Microtransit allows agencies to offer riders an on-demand option that is more flexible than designated fixed routes and appointment-like paratransit. In this post, we’ll go over its main benefits and what TripSpark’s microtransit app, Rides on Demand, has to offer.

by: Navneet Bhogal

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TripSpark’s On-Demand Booking Helps Lethbridge Transit Navigate COVID-19

TripSpark’s On-Demand Booking Helps Lethbridge Transit Navigate COVID-19

Most companies around the globe have had to adapt their operations because of the worldwide pandemic and TripSpark partner, Lethbridge Transit, was no exception. We worked with Jeff Gillette, GIS/Applications Specialist for Lethbridge Transit and his team to modify their service due to an unprecedented decline in ridership because of COVID-19, and social distancing requirements. In this post, he talks about how they replaced their fixed route service with an on-demand service that helped ensure riders could safely make essential trips.

by: Naomi Schellenberg

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Industry Veteran, Paul Comfort’s Acclaimed New Book - The Future of Public Transportation

Industry Veteran, Paul Comfort’s Acclaimed New Book - The Future of Public Transportation

Transit expert, Paul Comfort has just released a brand-new book; “The Future of Public Transportation”. This acclaimed best-seller is full of insights from over 40 top public transportation experts and executives. After meeting with so many leaders from across the globe, he felt he had a good grasp on what’s going on in the transportation industry, and more importantly, what’s forthcoming, to be able to put this book together.

by: Navneet Bhogal

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What is Paratransit Software?
Category: Paratransit

What is Paratransit Software?

The Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA) requires transit agencies that provide fixed route service to also provide parallel or complementary service to individuals with disabilities who cannot use the fixed route bus or rail service. The ADA classifies access to this transportation service as a civil right for a select population and lays out minimum service characteristics to ensure equivalent service.

by: Dave Silva

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What is Mobility on Demand?

What is Mobility on Demand?

There are a lot of new concepts and ideas brewing in the Transitverse, oftentimes with overlapping definitions and blurred categorizations, creating confusion. Today we look at the emerging concept of Mobility on Demand (MOD).

by: Tanya Brusse

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