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A single-source solution with a trusted vendor ensures your products will function now and long into the future.

Manage all resources to do more with less: optimal routes and bus capacity.

Browser-based solution to provide secure access away from the office.

Fast implementation timelines and quick employee learning curve.

Single vendor supplier to ensure quality service and long-term maintenance.

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

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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

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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

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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

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From The Blog

Meet the TripSpark Team #1: Joe Tovar (Medical)

Meet the TripSpark Team #1: Joe Tovar (Medical)

Welcome to our new blog series Meet the Team, where we ask a TripSpark team member five questions about their work and passions. Today we’ll introduce you to the dedicated Joe Tovar, our Senior Product Manager for Medical.

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 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, they will direct all inquiries to their passenger information system.

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…

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…

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…

Is Ridesharing the Right Option for Your Members?

Is Ridesharing the Right Option for Your Members?

Ridesharing is now being promoted as an NEMT alternative or as an addition to existing services. Rideshare trips can be scheduled on-demand, they use direct routes, cost less, and are available in most urban areas. TripSpark’s Lyft…

Survey Says: The Six Benefits of Real-Time Information Systems

Survey Says: The Six Benefits of Real-Time Information Systems

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Three Questions with Steve Dewis of TripSpark Medical

Three Questions with Steve Dewis of TripSpark Medical

This year, TripSpark has committed to the continued growth of our Medical team. We sat down with Steve Dewis, General Manager of TripSpark Medical, to discuss our non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) segment. Let’s rapid-fire three…

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…

Part 2: Using Technology to Coordinate NEMT and Transit Services

Part 2: Using Technology to Coordinate NEMT and Transit Services

In part 2 in our series on Using Technology to Coordinate NEMT and Transit Services, we will look at how NEMT brokers and transit agencies can negotiate a mutually beneficial rate for services. If you haven’t already, check out part 1 here.…

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