This comprehensive article breaks down what exactly a rider persona is and how you can use them to boost ridership by tailoring your mobility services towards the needs of your riders.
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Billboards, print ads and community outreach can be highly effective tools to help explain and sell a new transit service.
Best practices and tips for branding and logo design with examples from mobility services around the world.
Spare Product Design Lead Jason Miller shares his tips for designing a marketable microtransit, paratransit or ridehailing brand.
While you can learn lots from a short-term microtransit project, scaling this type of service beyond the pilot’s parameters can feel daunting — but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some ways you can grow the micro version of your microtransit.
Key highlights from “Pop-up transit: How to launch a vaccination service”, Spare’s webinar on how to create ad hoc transportation using on-demand microtransit.
Together with Stockholm Environment Institute, Spare will provide cost and demand modeling to help determine feasibility of demand-responsive transportation in the region.
Getting people like seniors, low-income earners and those without vehicles to COVID-19 vaccination centers safely and efficiently is a major challenge in many places. Here’s how on-demand transit can help.
Getting to and from the bus or train stop can sometimes be half the battle. But with automated microtransit, transit agencies can start to close this gap and spark a change in the way we move.
The on-demand microtransit service will initially be used to transport elderly residents living in the Mannheim area to COVID-19 vaccination centers before expanding to the general population.
The two on-demand transit configurations will better connect populations in these regional cities to everyday amenities
Spare Launches On-Demand Microtransit in Ohio The Western Reserve Transit Authority in Mahoning County, Ohio becomes the latest agency in the United States to join Spare’s growing portfolio of demand-responsive microtransit customers.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County introduces more zones to feed its fixed-route network
The on-demand service will cover over 30 zones and help connect area-residents to Toronto-bound transit hubs.
The new Crossroads Connect service will use trip brokering to bridge the transit gap for residents in Bellevue’s Crossroads neighborhood.
Medicine Hat pilots new on-demand microtransit service backed by Canadian company Spare’s powerful technology.
Spare's and Medicine Hat's project allows the southeast Alberta city to extend public transit to underserved areas of its community.
Spare Interview: Former transit executive David Leininger talks the importance of Open APIs to the future of multi-modal agencies
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s GoPass is at the forefront of the multi-modal landscape. Ex-CFO David Leininger shares how the transit agency got there and why for multi-modal MaaS applications, partners must come to the table with open technology infrastructure.
Microtransit fills in service gaps to remove transit barriers - something Germany aims to do by 2022. But demand-responsive transportation can do more than just solve accessibility issues. It can unlock Germany's true mobility potential and keep public transit relevant in the age of technology.
Launched June 2, in partnership with the city’s public transit agency AtB, 67pluss, a new on-demand service powered by Spare that will soon also be all-electric, will provide Seniors in Trondheim, Norway, better access to public transportation.
An important lesson we have taken from the BLM protests is that it is our duty to fight for the causes we believe in. For us at Spare, that cause is making transit fair for everyone. Sometimes, we might get it wrong, but we will keep fighting, harder than ever before.