Riders are the lifeblood of transit agencies, and everyone benefits when more people use a community’s systems. Explore five innovative and technology-driven solutions to increase public transit agency ridership.
In the modern technological landscape, integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) into transportation planning and emergency systems holds transformative potential. This integration promises enhanced safety, a refined user experience, and top-tier software quality. Enghouse's commitment to this integration aims to revolutionize transportation and emergency services, emphasizing innovation while upholding core values of safety, transparency, and ethics.
Public transit agencies face challenges from reduced revenues to outdated infrastructure amidst global shifts like urbanization and the Covid-19 aftermath. This article highlights how Automated Fare Collection (AFC) can mitigate some of these issues, enhancing passenger experience and cutting costs. Discover how technology might be the key to a sustainable and future-ready public transport system.
In the digital era, consumer expectations are shaped by companies like Amazon and Uber. While car ownership declines in cities, public transit struggles to match personal transportation's convenience. North American transit lags, with only 70% pre-pandemic ridership. The solution? Adopting a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) model and Automated Fare Collection (AFC) to streamline payments and enhance the transit experience.
The U.S. transit sector grapples with an aging workforce and reduced passenger counts, intensified by the pandemic's effects. Automated Fare Collection (AFC) offers a promising, tech-forward remedy, revitalizing the industry and tackling staffing issues. Dive deeper into this topic by exploring our blog and gaining a richer understanding of these challenges and innovations.