Our unique set of solutions helps agencies to do more with fewer resources. Learn about the service, development and support that is unique to the TripSpark experience.
A complete end-to-end solution ensures that all components integrate perfectly.
Industry leading solutions developed out of our clients’ input and insight.
Easy-to-use interfaces are intuitive and configurable to each unique user.
Dedication to the total customer experience for a long-term relationship.
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.
In a nutshell, K-12 transportation software provides school transportation operators with a cohesive platform to effectively manage student transportation services. In this post, we’ll walk you through its core applications, and what TripSpark’s K-12 software (VEO Transportation) includes.
One of the most important pieces of information a transit agency can provide its customers with is the exact time a bus will depart from any given stop. It’s no secret that riders have better things to do than wait at a bus stop, especially in extreme weather conditions.
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.
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.
When asked to describe our solution, we usually say it’s “scheduling and routing software”, “CAD/AVL software” or even “ITS fixed route software”. But if you’re unfamiliar with the jargon, these descriptors don’t do much to dispel the haze. In this post, we’ll walk you through what Intelligent Transportation Systems are, the core technology applications and what TripSpark’s solution entails.
It’s the beginning of the end for printed bus schedules.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority made transit headlines in early August when they announced they were working to stop posting printed schedules at all bus stops in order to save $500,000 a year. Instead, they will direct all inquiries to their passenger information system.
In any given year, 1 in 5 adults will experience a mental health problem or illness, meaning nearly 20% of the population could face difficulty or feel discomfort when using public transit.
A new report titled Mental Health and Travel from…
It’s another feather in transit’s cap. Affordable, accessible transit is proven to increase mobility and a person’s satisfaction with their neighborhood among low-income seniors who want to remain in their homes.
The Aging in Place…
While filming our customer success story in St. John’s, Newfoundland, we had the opportunity to interview GoBus paratransit rider Mandy Penney, to talk about her experience using TripSpark’s Passenger Portal and text notifications.
Transit research on riders' responses to service delays and their corresponding use of passenger information systems has recently advanced from theoretical models to more realistic computer simulations and real-life data analysis. We scoured…
What do you do when your rideshare program shares the title of a 1965 Beatles’ hit, Ticket to Ride, and confused locals aren't getting on board? Like the Fab Four, you re-brand – but with less sitars.
At the end of May, The Kentuckiana…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) currently has two rounds of grant funding open for buses and Integrated Mobility Innovation. Check out more program details below, and get your applications in!
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…