Trip Planning

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Making Trip Planning Easier for Vision-Impaired Transit Riders

The app provides navigation using audio and haptic cues to improve accessibility for people with low vision.

March 15, 2024 - Next City

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Minnesota, Vermont Experiment With Rural Trip Planning Websites

Pilot programs in the two states aimed to make transit information more accessible for riders in rural areas, where on-demand and microtransit services make trip planning more complex.

March 13, 2024 - The Daily Yonder

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Atlanta Launches Regional Transit App

The app streamlines transit information from the region’s sometimes disjointed public transit system, which covers 13 counties.

November 17, 2023 - Urbanize Atlanta

New York Public Transit

Transit Riders Want An Improved Experience Post-Pandemic, Survey Says

A survey of public transit users indicates riders want to see more tech features that improve their experience, such as trip planning and improved payment platforms.

October 6, 2021 - Governing

St. Louis Transit

The Transit App Now the Transit App for All of St. Louis

The Transit app will replace the Metro on the Go app for multi-modal trip planning around St. Louis.

March 12, 2019 - Government Technology


Google Maps Goes Multi-Modal

A bunch of new features makes Google Maps user-friendly for transit commuters.

October 3, 2018 - Smart Cities Dive


Uber App to Share Transit Departure Times

Uber recently announced a feature that could appease transit advocates concerned about the encroachment of transportation network companies on transit ridership.

May 18, 2017 - The Verge

Metro Map

The Go LA App Offers a One-Stop Shop for Transportation Choices

A public-private partnership between Xerox and the city of Los Angeles rolls out a new mobile trip-planning app to the public today. Now it's on the city's residents to use this new power wisely.

January 27, 2016 - James Brasuell

Three Challenges for Multi-Modal Trip Planning Apps

A recent post on Mobility Lab explains some of the challenges developers encounter when creating the multi-modal trip planner apps of our dreams.

March 10, 2015 - Mobility Lab

Multi-Modal Trip Planning in Chicago? There Ought to Be an App for That

Samuel Baron makes the case that Divvy, Chicago's "newest transportation system," should be better integrated with the city's other public transport systems.

June 18, 2014 - Transitized

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