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Arlington, TX and Via Microtransit Partnership

*UPDATED* The City of Arlington, TX and Via MOD P3 RFP and Contract Process

The city of Arlington, Texas issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on August 2, 2017 for qualified mobility service and technology providers to assist with and develop a demand responsive rideshare service pilot project.  Proposals were due on August ...

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Bridj Microtransit Shutdown

Bridj (pronounced “bridge”) was a transportation startup that operated tech-enabled, demand-based commuter vans in several cities, including a limited pilot with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA). Bridj abruptly ceased operation ...

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Centennial, Colorado and Lyft First/Last Mile Pilot Project Review

From August 2016 to February 2017, the City of Centennial, Colorado operated a pilot program to provide first/last mile connections to transit using an innovative public-private partnership (P3). Now that the Centennial-Lyft pilot project is over, planners ...

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Denver RTD Partners with Masabi and Transit for App Development

For users in the Denver metro area, the Uber app now offers customers a choice between transit, UberX, and Pool, integrating real-time transit data to show cost and travel time for each option on a single platform. Customers who choose the transit option ...

Woman in wheelchair departing GoRide bus, wheelchair accessible NEMT service

Examples of Mobility on Demand Policies and Public-Private Partnerships to Meet the Needs of Persons with Disabilities

This case study offers examples of policies and pilot programs that take into consideration the transportation needs of persons with disabilities.  The examples are organized by Policies and Service Coordination & Trip Planning Programs.  ...

Little Roady Autonomous Shuttle Pilot, Providence, Rhode Island

Dubbed the longest free transportation route in the country, the Little Roady Pilot Project is an autonomous shuttle pilot program launched in May 2019 in Providence, Rhode Island. The service uses 6-passenger electric vehicles operating autonomously ...

Lone Tree Link Shuttles

Lone Tree Link: a Last-Mile Leader

The Lone Tree link is a free shuttle that addresses the first mile/last mile (FMLM) issue for a quickly-growing Denver suburb at the end of the light rail system. The shuttle is part of what SUMC has termed (in a forthcoming TCRP Report) “consortium ...

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Marketing Mobility on Demand Projects

In our discussions with Mobility On Demand (MOD) practitioners and others, we have found that marketing innovative new modes and services is a critical yet challenging piece to running a successful MOD project. In December the Shared Use Mobility Center, ...

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MBTA RIDE P3 Partnerships: Lyft/Uber and Centralized Call and Control Center for Paratransit Services

This analysis is designed to complement SUMC's webinar on: Shared Mobility for People with Disabilities--Challenges and Opportunities for Paratransit The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (the "T”), which serves Boston and its metropolitan ...

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MetroLink Pilot by CapMetro in Partnership with RideAustin

Many potential transit trips are hindered by the difficulty of traveling between a point of origin or destination and the closest high-frequency transit route. This is especially the case in suburban areas with lower population or job densities. This ...

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