Congratulations to the ViaBus Application, developed by alumni of Chula Faculty of Engineering, for winning Thailand’s Design Excellence Award (DEmark) 2023 in the category of Systems, Services, Digital Platform, Online Interface Design, Apps for Smartphones and Tablets, Website.
Millions of New Yorkers live in “transit deserts” – areas in which public transportation is not easily accessed – but a major grant from New York State means Dollaride, in collaboration with Tandon’s C2SMART Center (the Connected Cities for Smart Mobility Toward Accessible and Resilient Transportation), will help fill that gap with environmentally-friendly electric vehicles.
Mass transit, and subways in particular, are essential to the economic viability and environmental sustainability of cities across the globe. But public transit was hit hard during the COVID pandemic and subways especially experienced substantial drops in ridership.
A new study finds modern payment options in transportation may leave behind marginalized public transit users.
Researchers Aaron Golub, John MacArthur and Sangwan Lee of Portland State University, Anne Brown of the University of Oregon, and Candace Brakewood and Abubakr Ziedan of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville have published a new journal article in the September 2022 volume of Transportation Research: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
Being mobile individually, at any time – without owning a car. To facilitate this, public transportation authorities cooperate with service providers for new forms of mobility such as bicycle sharing, car sharing, or ridepooling.
Driving has become a way of life for people throughout the world. However, heavy reliance on gas-powered vehicles contributes to three problems (global climate change, air pollution and physical inactivity) that result in millions of deaths per year. As developing…
DHS S&T has partnered with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City to study how simulated coronavirus aerosols travel through buses and train cars to inform disinfection and other virus mitigation methods.
Karen Alexander, managing director of NJTIP @ Rutgers, is available to discuss a new resource that helps New Jerseyans use public transportation to reach COVID-19 vaccine sites. “Many people, including essential workers, have limited access to private vehicles or taxis,” said…
DHS S&T, in partnership with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, will conduct tests in a real-world environment to determine the most effective measures to reduce the spread of viruses on public transit.
MITRE shares findings from a study to test aerosol dispersion on buses and determine the best methods to control potentially infectious airborne particles such as COVID-19.