11 Sep '18, 2pm

#Pamplona Understand your customer’s needs and they’ll say ‘yes’ to transit https://t.co/q0Iw6kiYJA

Here are a few ways (“five E’s”) that may help transit agencies gain greater insight into people’s travel needs, common obstacles, and what they value most: • Envision door-to-door trips Look beyond the map of existing transit routes to consider partnerships to accommodate the entire trip individuals make every day. Imagine certain types of riders — such as a daily commuter, a parent with two small children, or a senior citizen — standing at their front doors, about to embark on a trip. Where are they headed? What factors are they weighing as they consider using transit? For some, speed and predictability might be critical, while for others cost or safety might be concerns. For all, time savings by integrating trips and payments can be a motivating factor. Also, how simple is it for riders to plan their trips using online tools? By envisioning people’s travel goals and rea...

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