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Barrie’s Santa Tour Goes High Tech With a ‘Santa Tracker”

Barrie’s Santa Tour Goes High Tech With a ‘Santa Tracker”

The City of Barrie (ON) is forgoing its annual Santa Claus parade, and opting for a more high-tech "Santa Tour" instead. This year, Santa will be travelling all around Barrie with a police escort, and Barrie's Mayor, Jeff Lehman. Barrie Transit will be enabling their passenger information technology, MyRide, to create a “Santa Tracker” for Barrie residents, to keep track of Santa's whereabouts on a map, throughout every stage of his tour.

by: Kellie Meilleur

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Why You Should Get to Know Chris Keuleman

Why You Should Get to Know Chris Keuleman

Join Chris Keuleman on his journey to becoming TripSpark Transit's new Director of Finance. An avid traveler and dog dad, Chris shares his wolrdly and local travel adventures, his love of great music, good beer and his sweet pup, Cora.

by: Kellie Meilleur

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Have Questions About NEMT? TripSpark Has Your Answers!
Category: NEMT

Have Questions About NEMT? TripSpark Has Your Answers!

TripSpark is an NEMT software provider that assists companies in providing transportation for people who have to make crucial medical appointments. The software offers client management, booking and scheduling, reporting, and billing functionality which help provider companies determine who is eligible to use their services. Various businesses usually seek this kind of information to improve their NEMT delivery processes. We've put together some of our most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from the types of NEMT businesses we encounter most often:

by: Kris Lyon

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Germs on Public Transit

10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Germs on Public Transit

Many transit agencies have risen to the occasion to keep their vehicles clean and safe for their riders, For example, take the TTC's pilot project to reduce rider exposure to germs, by installing an anti-microbial copper coating on high-touch surfaces on all subways, streetcars, and buses. While this is a huge step in the right direction towards curbing infection, there are many other ways that germaphobes can protect themselves. Here are our top 10.

by: Kellie Meilleur

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7 Ways NEMT Improves the Lives of Those Who Use It
Category: NEMT

7 Ways NEMT Improves the Lives of Those Who Use It

Innovation is a greater necessity than ever before, and companies need advanced solutions to deliver their services in the timeliest fashion possible to their customers. Healthcare organizations need options for creating safer transport experiences for people who need them. This is done via non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). NEMT empowers people lacking travel access, ensuring they make their non-emergency medical appointments promptly. 

by: Kris Lyon

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