Public Transportation Innovation Challenge Have an inventive idea for the public transportation industry? As part of APTA’s breadth of Workforce Development initiatives, we invite forward thinkers to get in front of an audience of public transportation professionals at APTA’s EXPO 2014 and present your innovative idea that offers an “out of the box” solution to … Continue reading APTA EXPO Public Transportation Innovation Challenge: Have an idea?
Join us for the tech tour where we will explore Houston TranStar, a national leader in freeway incident management. We will see some of the state-of-the-art technologies that help reduce congestion on Houston's major roadways. TranStar also houses the Emergency Management center which manages any emergencies that arise such as hurricanes, floods, etc. We will … Continue reading Join us for the TranStar Tech Tour on June 19!
YPT Houston TransTalk Signature Event Series "Houston's Pending Transportation Crisis" Eventbrite RSVP here: http://transtalksamlott.eventbrite.com The Houston Region is facing congestion on our roadways in the coming years and travel to, from and within the Urban Core will become increasing difficult and time consuming. Additionally our railroad network is experiencing record demands for freight movement making … Continue reading Join Us for TransTalk Signature Event Series
The Houston Chronicle reports that ridesharing service Uber and Lyft have jumped into the Houston market. Uber has launched in 20 cities and is now making its way into the Houston market. Lyft will also begin service today. According to the Chronicle, "Uber, which has been working with the city on a high-end private car service called … Continue reading UBER and Lyft Ridesharing Service Expanding to Houston
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute, with the support of the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), recently published the results of traffic and economic effects resulting from access management improvements. Three corridors were examined for this study: FM 1093, FM 1960 and FM 518. Access management is defined as a series of techniques utilized to "proactively" maintain … Continue reading TTI/HGAC Release Innovative Access Management Study