Trip Planning with Demand Responsive Transit - Part 2

In a previous post, we covered the basics of how we approach demand response trip planning at CS, and raised some issues about decisions and tradeoffs faced by transit agencies around demand response trip planning. Here, we want to consider two specific...

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Trip Planning with Demand Responsive Transit - Part 1

Long familiar to paratransit and rural riders, demand response transit options have become more common in recent years as transit agencies have experimented with new technology-enabled services. Federal funding support, private competition and...

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A New Open Source Dispatch Tool: Adapting the MBTA’s Skate

At CS, we’ve been working with open source transit software like OneBusAway and OpenTripPlanner for many years, and we believe in the community benefits of that approach. So when a new open source software application for transit appears on the scene, we...

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