Ground Transportation - April 12, 2019

The US Mass Transit Industry Needs Better Apps

The US ground transportation sector is more robust than conventional wisdom typically gives it credit for being. Congressional Research Services, in a March 2018 report, found that ridership nationally has risen about 3% over the past decade. And the American … Read more

Ground Transportation - March 29, 2019

US Mass Transit Trends in 2019: Operator Challenges Start with Mobile

More Americans are taking a multi-modal approach to travel, which fares well for mass transit operators, provided they’re able to offer a digital-friendly, app-based experience that makes life easy for riders.  But our recent report, Challenges Facing Municipal, Regional and National … Read more

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Ground Transportation - February 5, 2019

Customer Acquisition and Cost Cutting: Can Both Work in Tandem?

Mass transit operators across the US are struggling with the rising costs of attracting new riders, and cumbersome legacy ticketing and payment processes, according to a survey we carried out in late 2018. The good news is that mobile technology … Read more

Ground Transportation - January 24, 2019

How to put the ‘MaaS’ into US Mass Transit Operations

The relationship between the mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) movement and traditional mass transit may not be obvious at first glance, but the interplay between the two is significant. According to our first U.S. ground transportation survey and report, “Modernizing the Passenger Experience … Read more

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Airlines - December 21, 2018

Open Skies and Digital Commerce: Takeaways from the 50th AFRAA Annual General Assembly

It was our company’s second year attending the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Annual General Assembly (AGA) – this year hosted by Royal Air Maroc under the theme: “Strengthening African aviation in a liberalized environment.” Among the airlines in attendance that I had the chance to speak with were Tassili Airlines (Algerian), Hahn Air (German), and Air … Read more

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