On January 29th 2024, the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) launched their Dial-A-Ride and ADA Paratransit services in Wareham, Plymouth, Attleboro, and Taunton, Massachusetts, USA
How transit agencies can leverage partnerships with TNCs to reduce costs, improve coverage and address the ongoing driver shortage.
Spare recently hosted a webinar featuring Capital Metro's first-hand experience in launching one of the world's largest ADA paratransit systems with the help of Spare's innovative transit technology. You can find the recording along with answers to some of our attendees' pressing questions in this blog.
In this interview, I sat down with Stacy Forte, Director of Administration and Compliance, from the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) based in Massachusetts. Through its fixed-route, GATRA GO microtransit services, and paratransit services, GATRA plays a pivotal role in connecting the cities of Attleboro, Taunton and many towns in the community to neighboring city, Boston. Stacy shares how the GATRA GO services have evolved since first partnering with Spare in 2020.
This webinar features speakers Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) first-hand experiences managing ADA and Non ADA paratransit with the help of modern paratransit technology
On May 12th, the village of Port Jefferson launched PASSPort, a luxury microtransit resident rideshare service, with Spare.
Highlights from "Optimizing your Paratransit Service with Modern Technology Solutions", Spare's webinar discussing what innovation looks like within paratransit and how agencies can benefit.
On October 18th, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Rider Assistance Program launched DART Rides and Collin County Rides. This program operates with both a dedicated fleet and Lyft to provide transportation to riders with eligible disabilities and older adults.
On August 15th, Twin Transit launched a rider app to provide riders with easy booking options when it comes to requesting a demand response ride.
Saskatoon Transit launches OnDemand Transit, increasing ridership with a comprehensive “stop-to-hub” model.
On August 2nd, Saskatoon Transit launched a new version of its on-demand service, OnDemand Transit (ODT), transporting riders from designated stops to the nearest transit hub and vice-versa to service a greater number of riders.
On July 9th, Delano Area Rapid Transit launched a single vehicle microtransit and paratransit commingled service on Saturdays, with potential to expand this service with more on-demand vehicles covering the Delano area.
Getting around Sherwood Park, Alberta is now much more convenient! Strathcona County Transit launched on-demand transit to its riders on June 26th, 2022, improving rider accessibility, wait times, and travel times.