Taras Grescoe with The Atlantic’s CityLab recently wrote the story “How Denver Is Becoming the Most Advanced Transit City in the West” that went viral throughout the transportation community. He wrote about all the advancements that have been made to the public transit in the typically car-dependent city of Denver, including double-decker buses, a light rail system and express buses with underground concourses.
TransitScreen is pleased to announce that Wendy Silvani, currently a Principal at Wendy Silvani Consulting, has joined TransitScreen as a Strategic Advisor. Wendy has 14+ years in community transportation program design, implementation and management.
Maryland-based commercial real estate firm Bozzuto approached TransitScreen to solve a transportation problem. At their new Atmark Cambridge apartment building in Cambridge, MA, residents have the option of taking a shuttle service to to the subway, walking to the subway, or taking a bus. But the shuttle service was sometimes delayed by heavy traffic, and its arrival times did not always match the schedule.
In the article “Bike-sharing booming in US cities” for CNBC, Harriet Baskas writes about how cities throughout the United States as well as Canada are all rolling out their own bikesharing systems.
Engrain, the leader in touch screen property tour and resident interaction systems has announced the release of TouchTour Transit. This addition to the TouchTour® product line will utilize data provided through a strategic partnership with TransitScreen, a pioneer in real-time transit information displays.
The Rockefeller Foundation and Transportation for America recently conducted a survey of Millennials (age 18-34) in 10 major US cities about what they look for when choosing where to live.
President & CTO Matt Caywood will be speaking at Northwestern University for the Center for the Commercialization of Innovative Transportation Technology’s Technology Innovation Speaker Series on Tuesday, May 13 at 3:00 – 4:30pm. His speech is titled “TransitScreen: Real-time multimodal information displays for smart sustainable cities.”
TransitScreen recently announced, in an article in Bisnow, a partnership with technology innovation company Engrain. Engrain builds and installs immersive multimedia touch screen systems, called TouchTour™, for a virtual tour experience in residential buildings in over 100 cities.