This is a transformative time for the transit industry, and our team is grateful to have the opportunity to lend our experience and technology to advance Nashville MTA’s progressive transportation agenda.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB)
December 12, 2017
DemandTrans and Nashville MTA have signed an agreement to provide technology and support to improve and convert existing MTA vehicles to a real‐time, demand‐responsive service model. Solutions will include ADA eligible vehicles as well as TNCs and taxi services. “This is a transformative time for the transit industry, and our team is grateful to have the opportunity to lend our experience and technology to advance Nashville MTA’s progressive transportation agenda.” says DemandTrans Chairman John E. Michel. “There is so much we can do through combining new technology and business models to deliver optimal services to meet evolving needs.”
DemandTrans is working closely with the MTA to provide solutions for both ADA eligible and general public transit, such as:
Seamless, intermodal/multimodal trip planning integration across multiple modes of travel (the Switch MaaS application)
Improved access to existing demand responsive services (TNCs, taxi services, and others) for non‐banked individuals, individuals
without access to smart phones, and individuals with mobility‐related or cognitive disabilities.
Organizing partnerships between the agency and mobility‐on‐demand service/technology providers, that align with FTA guidelines and are based on lessons learned to similar pilots throughout the US.
Solutions to convert existing MTA vehicles to real‐time, demand‐responsive services (for specific geographic zones, paratransit services, and hybrid…