Gary Thomas, CEO of DART and Marlene Connor discuss mobility management, transit, and working with Uber, Lyft, and Curb.
We are joined by special guests Gary Thomas, President and Executive Director of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system and Marlene Connor, Principal at Marlene Connor Associates (MCA), to discuss mobility management and the importance of working with transportation partners such as Uber, Lyft, Curb, and others to maximize transit potential and ultimately, provide the best service possible for passengers.
This show gets into the dirty details of how transit agencies keep their stations, buses, and trains clean. Everyone knows that cleanliness, like safety, is a basic requirement for keeping and attracting passengers. Here you can find out what's involved and how it is done.
What are some of the elements needed to ensure that communities put together good transit plans? This show's topic ranges from Transit Master Plans, to Service Improvement Plans, as well as bi-annual service planning.
During this episode we discuss what it takes to work successfully with partners of all types, including other public agencies, non-profits, and even elected officials. We examine some of the challenges and opportunities that arise from these very important and necessary interactions.
A discussion of the critical elements needed to get a large transit project from concept to construction. These include a project champion, funding, coordination, and more.
This show focuses our discussion around Bus Rapid Transit, also called BRT. What are some of the elements needed to make it successful? Are curb lanes or center running lanes best? What are good examples of BRT implemented across the US and the world? We hope you enjoy the show.