In the postwar years, both Americans and Europeans embraced the automobile. The difference is that European governments continued investing in transit while U.S. cities all but abandoned public transportation. What is the reason for that? The stock answer has always been that American cities suffer from urban sprawl, cheap gas, and a love for the automobile.
Zoomers are a generation that have never known life without the internet and smartphones. They live on social media and when it comes to money and finance – they are charting a new course. 62 percent of Zoomers do not have a bank account and in some emerging markets nearly 50 percent prefer mobile wallets as their choice of payment method. About 25 percent of Zoomers in western markets almost never use cash.
The Enghouse Transportation solution offers a quick on-boarding process with a user-friendly transition for operators with a minimum burden upon them. Our solution is compatible with most hardware platforms that meet the requirements for EMV payments, providing for maximum flexibility in integrating the Enghouse Transportation solution.
Running a public transit system is a balancing act. It takes skill and planning to respect government mandates, wisely spend taxpayers' money, and ensure rider and driver satisfaction. Finding efficiencies, staying on budget, and making sure buses run on time shouldn't come at the expense of service levels. That's why you have to put the right people on the job and give them the tools to do it.
It was Valentine’s Day, 2007, and a massive blizzard hit much of the Eastern United States. Everyone knows snow is not uncommon in New York. Usually, no one thinks twice about it, but our experience in Albany that year was excessive: We got about three feet in just as many hours.