Google Transit + TV news = Good for a transit agency

The participation of one of my clients with Google Transit attracted the attention of the local T.V. news station recently. KIEM Channel 3 (Eureka, CA) reporter Scott Hurst covered Humboldt Transit Authority, Trillium and Google Transit recently. Earning positive press is another great reason to join Google Transit, or embark on other online information projects. Examples…

Online store boosts transit pass sales

Selling transit passes with an online store that accepts credit cards is a great way of making it more convenient for riders to purchase fare media, keep buses rolling on schedule (by avoiding time-consuming on-board pass sales), and even streamline ticket sales that usually happen through a retail location. Ask Humboldt Transit Authority. So far, they’ve…