31 May '18, 2pm

@RideSacRT awarded $12M to expand its popular #microtransit program

Similar to other ride-hailing services, SmaRT Ride relies on a smartphone app to schedule customized trips. SacRT The Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA) recently awarded a $12 million discretionary grant to the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) to expand its SmaRT Ride microtransit service. “We are grateful to have the support of the STA for our SmaRT Ride program, which could very well change the nation’s transit industry should innovative programs like SmaRT Ride continue to flourish,” said GM/CEO Henry Li. “Implementing new approaches to solve mobility challenges is an exciting endeavor and our SmaRT Ride service is proving to be an excellent solution.” The STA Board of Directors voted unanimously to award the $12 million grant, which comes from Measure A funding and is guided by a Transportation Expenditure Plan. RELATED: SacRT, TransLoc launch microt...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/management-operations/news/...

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