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Manage all resources to do more with less: optimal routes and bus capacity.
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"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 SchoolLearn More
"What the tool allowed us to do was shrink our number of buses by doing better routing. In addition, better customer service. We had an increased level of confidence when we spoke to parents." Kelly Shahan Transportation Manager, Red Clay Consolidated School DistrictLearn More
A Transportation Network Company, also known as a "TNC", is a "ride hailing" or "ridesharing" organization that uses a mobile app, enabling people to secure individual and carpooling rides from drivers who use their own vehicles. GPS capability in smartphones identifies the pick-up location and keeps the customer informed in real- time when the car will arrive and it also provides a photo of the driver for identification purposes.
Recent changes to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) requirements via administrative action, have rendered NEMT a mandatory benefit. This is a huge win for the American people! Under this action, states are required to provide NEMT and use the most appropriate form of transportation. The scope of benefit varies by state, but generally covers a broad range of NEMT services through one or more approaches: Fee for service (FFS),Third party broker and Medicaid managed care.
Paul Comfort, SVP, Chief Customer Officer of Trapeze Group, VP of Business Development for TripSpark, and host of Transit Unplugged, recently nailed the lead story "New Year, New Opportunities: The State of the Transit Industry in 2021", in Metro Magazine. In this eye-opening article, we learn just how vastly different the transit industry is now compared to just one short year ago. And although 2020 was bleak to say the least, transit agencies have found their footing amongst the rubble of the COVID-19 global pandemic, to reinvent themselves and emerge victorious (or at least they're well on their way).
Rob DeSanti officially became TripSpark Transit's new General Manager on February 1, 2021. When Rob learned that TripSpark was searching to fill the newly vacant GM role for Transit, he jumped at the opportunity. Rob's business development and leadership experience make him the perfect fit for the job, and the business is looking forward to what will certainly be a very positive impact on the company and the industry.
Meet Daniel (Dan) Bower, Project Manager with TripSpark's Rideshare Group. Given Dan's impressive history in the industry, it's hard to imagine anyone better suited to this dynamic role. Not only does Dan have an extensive educational background in transportation engineering, but he's also been living and loving transportation and technology since his days in high school.
The American Public Transit Association (APTA) has some cool new resources for the entire transit industry. Transit agencies and businesses can now follow current ridership trends and see how agencies stack up against their peers.
A celebratory trip down memory lane to share Andrea L. Potter's amazing journey to General Manager of TripSpark Technologies, is just one small way to honor this fantastic leader as she plans her smooth ride into retirement.
While Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) have typically turned to Transportation Brokerages (Brokers) to manage and administer the Medicaid Non Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) benefit, many MCOs are now utilizing reliable transportation software live NovusMED and bringing the NEMT benefit back in house, to further enhance their suite of transportation services.
During the COVID-19 pandemic , one way that can transit organizations can offer their customers some control is to include them in their decision-making process. Whether it's making changes to services or fare structure, transit decisions should be endorsed by their customers, and not just driven by elected officials or other groups with interests beyond those of riders. Giving their riders a voice through surveys, is a key way to accomplish that.
Jarrett Walker’s unbiased professional blog, Human Transit, addresses public transit problems that separate technical issues from personal values.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is urging Congress to provide at least $32 billion in emergency funding to ensure that public transit agencies can survive. Join us in supporting the initiative and making our voices heard!
Andrea Potter, General Manager of TripSpark Transit, Extends Holiday Wishes to her colleagues and customers, reflects on TripSpark Transit's accomplishments over the past year and discusses the bright future of TripSpark Transit in 2021, Post-COVID, as life gets back to normal.
Steve Dewis, General Manager of TripSpark Medical, extends holiday wishes to his colleagues and customers and discusses the bright future of TripSpark Medical in 2021, post-COVID, as life gets back to normal.
I had the opportunity to chat with Naomi Schellenberg, TripSpark Transit's Director of Client Services. Naomi volunteers with the University of Calgary’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) organization, and she enjoys reading, hiking, camping, scuba diving and travelling.
Web content and applications should be easy to use — for everyone. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) help developers get there. In this post, we'll define WCAG, its importance and how transit software can foster inclusivity by complying.