27 Jun '16, 7pm

Die kalifornische Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) integriert Uber und Lyft in ihr ÖPNV-Angebot -

Calif.’s Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) approved major changes to its Wheels public transit system, providing more frequent buses and new routes in Livermore, Dublin and Pleasanton. The agency also introduced two innovations: partnering with transportation network companies (TNCs), such as Uber and Lyft, to reach commuters in neighborhoods big buses cannot serve, and exploring driverless shuttles to solve first and last mile issues to connect people to stations. “These changes feature a dramatic new way of thinking about mass transit,” says Wheels Board Chair Don Biddle. “With these improvements, an additional 6,000 households and 5,000 employees will be within an easy five-minute walk of high-quality, frequent bus service, while areas that cannot support big buses will be served with innovative partnerships and ultimately driverless shuttles. These chan...

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