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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.

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Industry leading solutions developed out of our clients' input and insight.

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Easy-to-use interfaces are intuitive and configurable to each unique user.

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Dedication to the total customer experience for a long-term relationship.

Increased Trips Per Hour with Passenger Portal & Notifications | GoBus "Over the last year, we’ve seen a significant increase in our passengers per vehicle hour mostly related to proper scheduling, with TripSpark being able to group customers and trips together more efficiently." Brenda Follett General Manager, MVT Canada Learn More
Efficient School Bus Software | West Fargo Public School "We were able to work with one company. We didn't have to worry about integration between our routing software and our GPS systems, it was all there. " Brad Redmond Transportation Director, West Fargo Public School Learn More
Saving Lives with TripSpark | Easy Lift Transportation "We saved lives with TripSpark. We were able to identify individuals and where they lived, and with immediacy, we were able to get out there and get people out of harm’s way." Ernesto Paredes Executive Director, Easy Lift Transportation   Learn More
Effective Fixed Route | Texas A&M University "We have gone from running about 4.5 million passenger trips up to nearly 8 million passenger trips, without overhauling the size of our fleet." Randy Davidson Senior IT, Texas A&M University Transportation Services Learn More

From The Blog

TripSpark’s 30 Years of Transportation Innovation

TripSpark’s 30 Years of Transportation Innovation

TripSpark Technologies was born on July 7, 2014, as a separate operating division of Trapeze Software and was created to serve existing transit, paratransit, medical and rideshare clients. The K-12 Education vertical was added to our portfolio in January 2015. TripSpark is a...
TripSpark Launches MyRide Infotainment

TripSpark Launches MyRide Infotainment

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,...
Five Ways Technology Can Help Riders with Mental Health Conditions

Five Ways Technology Can Help Riders with Mental Health Conditions

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 the Centre for Transport Studies at the...
Transit Has Important Role To Play for Seniors Who Want to Age In Place

Transit Has Important Role To Play for Seniors Who Want to Age In Place

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 Project In July 2019, the National...
Increasing Passenger Confidence and Independence with Paratransit Self-Service Portal

Increasing Passenger Confidence and Independence with Paratransit Self-Service Portal

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. How long have you been a GoBus...
Vanpool Rebrand Boosts Local Engagement

Vanpool Rebrand Boosts Local Engagement

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 Regional Planning & Development Agency...
FTA Announces $15 Million in Funding For Integrated Mobility Innovation

FTA Announces $15 Million in Funding For Integrated Mobility Innovation

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! Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program Funds available: $423.35...
The History of Carpooling

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 operated a Car Sharing Club Exchange and...
MyRide Infotainment Helps Rock Hill Transit Go “High Tech”

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, USB charging ports and TripSpark’s...
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 payers get more value from transit than...
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 information smartphone app, to see where the...
Save Money and Get Better OTP with Bus Interlining

Save Money and Get Better OTP with Bus Interlining

What is interlining? Interlining is a common practice in the transit industry that combines two or more routes that arrive and depart from a common terminal. A bus can arrive at a downtown terminal as one route and after a brief layover, leave as a different route. Watch the...
The Secret to Increasing Transit Ridership

The Secret to Increasing Transit Ridership

Does your region have higher gas prices, a growing student population, burgeoning economic development and higher employment rates? Huzzah, more riders for you! There are many socioeconomic factors that can contribute to a growing ridership, but unfortunately transit...
FTA Announces 2018 Medical Funding Opportunity

FTA Announces 2018 Medical Funding Opportunity

The Federal Transit Administration recently announced good news for transit agencies that want to improve access to medical care for their community members in need. The FTA will be distributing $6.3 Million to transit agencies that successfully apply to receive Access and...
Reducing the Impact of Detours on your Riders

Reducing the Impact of Detours on your Riders

Reducing the Impact of Detours on your Riders Without software that can help, it can be challenging to manage detours. Sharing detoured bus information with riders is typically an even greater challenge. But if you don't, it's almost certain your agency phones will begin ringing...
SEO Best Practices for Transit and Ridesharing

SEO Best Practices for Transit and Ridesharing

The Significance of your Search Ranking When riders and commuters do a web search on your organization, what are the top 5 results? According to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) authority MOZ, the top 5 search results typically capture over 67% of traffic. So if you want the...

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