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New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders

New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transit Innovation Partnership have launched the programme that helps riders use their smartphones to find bus stops and learn of arrival times.

New York launches Covid-19 response initiative for public transit

New York launches Covid-19 response initiative for public transit

The MTA and the Transit Innovation Partnership want to engage the private tech industry to evaluate and deploy technologies that make transport safer and more responsive to needs amid the pandemic.

Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges

Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges

Start-ups and entrepreneurs with products that improve accessibility, enhance traffic coordination, or create new sources of revenue are invited to submit applications.