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Map Gallery: Creative Examples from Remix Partners

Since launching Presentation Studio, we’ve been delighted to see the creative ways in which our partner agencies are using the feature. We're proud to showcase their work with a "Map Gallery."

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Frequency Mapping in Remix Is Here!

Delivering information about the quality of transit service is essential to public outreach.

Sarah Bindman

Product Manager

What You Need To Know About Paratransit Services

Paratransit is a vital transportation service for riders with disabilities. However, it doesn't come without its challenges. Learn about the benefits and challenges of paratransit.

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What is Mobility on Demand

MOD combines public transportation services and private transit options to create a user-friendly all-inclusive method to safely and efficiently manage and complete point-to-point trips for each user.

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Transportation Scheduling 101

Learn about the ins and outs of transit scheduling and some of the common pitfalls that planners may face.

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Difference Between Urban and Rural Transport Systems

Rural and urban transportation systems need to be designed differently based on the needs of the community. Learn the key factors to consider when designing for different communities.

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The Ins And Outs Of Fixed Route Scheduling

From bus stops to subways, millions of people rely on fixed routes for their daily commute. Learn about the variables, data, and planning that goes into it.

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5 Transportation Issues And Challenges Facing US Cities And Their Solutions

A robust transportation service can make all the difference in a city’s success. But today’s public transit systems are challanged with some intractable problems.

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How to Streamline Public Transportation Planning and Improve Public Transport

Public transportation planning is a complex process that relies on strings of data and modeling to forecast future transit trends. This article examines ways to streamline the planning process and develop better public transport services.

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10 Cities With The Best Public Transportation and What Transit Planners Can Learn From Them

City planners can learn a lot from these 10 cities around the nation that have the best public transit systems.

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Top 4 Techniques for Data Visualization That Will Improve Your Transit Planning

In order to create the most effective, accurate, and impactful planning process, it’s important to use cutting edge visualization tools.

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What is Data Visualization: Everything Transit Planners Need to Know

Data visualization is the practice of turning information into images. The term is mainly used for graphs, charts, and maps, but just about any image can be understood as a form of data visualization.

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Insights from Women in TransitTech Summit 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, Via and Remix organized the Women in TransitTech Summit 2021, featuring an all-female panel of transportation technology innovators. They share their key insights here.

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Why Collaborative Mapping Is The Future of Transit Planning

In recent years, transit planners have increasingly faced issues of inclusivity, sustainability, and equity. To support these community needs, approaches such as collaborative mapping can benefit both transit planners and those they serve.

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What Is Route Optimization?

Route optimization in the public transit and transportation sectors is complex ranging from long-term urban planning to daily operations, the challenges can seem unmanageable. Fortunately, modern software helps meet these challenges.

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Web Mapping 101: Everything You Need to Know

For transit planners, the first step of transportation planning involves understanding transit services that are already in place. Learn how web mapping is shaping the future of public transportation.

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How Transit Planners Are Shaping the Future of Public Transportation

Learn how to optimize transit with innovative planning tools.

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City Planning For Public Transport vs. Private Transport and Where They Intersect

Public and private transport methods will both need to be implemented to meet the needs of ever-growing urban populations.

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How to Write Winning Grant Applications with Remix

With federal funding packages imminent, we want to help our customers submit grant applications that are both compelling and competitive.

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What Is a Transit Management System?

Learn more about transit management systems and how you can optimize transportation, reduce emissions, and improve your transit management system with Remix.

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How to Use Remix to Design Mobility Programs that Complement Your Fixed Route Network

When planned well, flexible mobility programs, like paratransit, demand response, shared on-demand, or microtransit services, can support broader city goals of increasing access and decreasing congestion.

Courtney Sung

Head of Strategy and Business Development

Top 8 Public Transport Examples for Optimal City Design

Public transport takes individuals to their families, to their communities, to their places of business, and to limitless opportunities. Click here to learn more.

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8 Benefits of Public Transportation

Learn about the many benefits of public transportation, and how public transit options like buses and subways improve the quality of life in your city.

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Fast-Tracking Emergency Transit Lanes

The COVID-19 pandemic has left public buses two-thirds empty. Here's how some cities are addressing it with fast-tracking emergency transit lanes.

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What You Need to Know about the 2020 Transportation Ballot Measures That Passed

Here's a rundown of some of the most significant transportation measures approved by voters in the recent 2020 election.

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Transportation Equity in Action: Reports from the Field

Remix recently hosted a webinar titled "Transportation Equity in Action: Reports from the Field". Here is a recap.

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Transportation Initiatives to Look Out for This Election Season

With Election Day in less than a week, here’s a wrap-up of 2020 transportation ballot measures.

Janice Park

Content Marketing Manager, Remix

Remix and Swiftly Partner to Bring Better Transit Data to Cities

We’re excited to announce a new partnership between Swiftly and Remix that will allow you to visualize Swiftly data that Swiftly analyzes inside Remix.

Courtney Sung

Head of Strategy and Business Development

Luxembourg's Biggest Network Redesign in Recent History

In a recent live webinar, we sat down with Yan Steil, Mobility Planner at the “Régime Général des Transports Routiers” (RGTR) in Luxembourg to discuss Luxembourg’s biggest public transit redesign in recent history.

Skagit Transit Uses Remix’s New Presentation Studio to Provide Clarity to Riders

Delivering information to passengers is a critical element of public outreach for transit agencies. Remix Transit makes this straightforward for agencies with our newest feature, Presentation Studio.

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Introducing Jane 3.0, a More Accurate Jane

We are thrilled to announce a big update on how Jane navigates the physical environment: users can now customize Jane to use the pedestrian network.

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Academics in Urban Planning Use Jane to Understand Regional Access

At Remix, there’s nothing we love more than seeing people use our software to help improve access through public transportation. That’s why we've been thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the University of Southern California.

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Three Takeaways from “A Day in the Life of a Transit Planner: COVID-19 Edition”

On May 12th, Remix hosted a webinar to learn how transit agency leaders are responding to the challenge of COVID-19. Here are three takeaways from that discussion.

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New Polling Data Reveals How Agencies Are Using Data to Inform Decision Making

How are agencies using data to identify accessibility gaps, market the value of transit, and reduce operational costs? We asked 27 transportation professionals from around the globe.

Isaac Shapiro

Customer Success Manager

Pandemic Service Planning in Remix

Transit agencies across the globe are responding quickly to the emerging needs of the COVID-19 public health crisis. Here are updates in the Remix platform that are designed to help with emergency planning.

Amanjeet Anne

Customer Success Manager

Stuart Polsky

GIS Analyst

Data Experiments at Remix: Estimating Passenger Load with Incomplete Data

The goal of running data experiments at Remix is to fill gaps in data owned by our city customers.

Santiago Toso

Data Scientist

Transit Agencies Must Sell Freedom

Being able to move when you want and go where you want is a core element of personal freedom, and people engage with transit planners when the transit system is described in the context of that personal freedom.

Stephen Hunt

Principal Planner at Valley Regional Transit in Boise, ID

Improvements to Jane: New Travel Limits & "Reverse Jane"

We are excited to announce several big updates to Jane, Remix's travel time isochrone that visualizes access and mobility across a transit network.

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In His Own Words: Tom Schwetz, Lane Transit District

We sat down with Tom Schwetz, Director of Planning at Lane Transit District in Eugene, OR, to hear how Remix has changed the way he approaches transit planning.

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In Her Own Words: Jeanne Krieg, Tri Delta Transit

We chatted with Jeanne Krieg, CEO of Tri Delta Transit, a small agency in the San Francisco Bay Area, to hear how she’s successfully scaling her agency despite these challenges.

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In His Own Words: Chris Cochran, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

We recently caught up with Chris Cochran, Senior Planner at Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority in St. Petersburg, FL, to hear how Remix has done this to modernize the agency’s approach to scenario planning.

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In His Own Words: Steve Anderson, Palm Tran

We caught up with Steve Anderson, Senior Transit Planner at Palm Tran in West Palm Beach, FL, to hear how Remix has changed his approach to scenario planning, cost forecasting, and communication with non-planners.

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How RPT Used the Universal Language to Move a Plan Forward

Based on comments during an outreach meeting, RPT staff started adjusting the Remix map live for a truly collaborative and productive engagement experience.

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In His Own Words: Jerry Bryan, Miami-Dade Transit

We spoke with Jerry Bryan, Miami-Dade Transit’s Chief of Service Planning and Scheduling, to hear how transit planning has changed in the last 20 years — and how new technology is streamlining both short- and long-term planning in Miami.

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VIA, GoCary, and AVTA Describe Their Day-to-Day

Here are a few examples of how three agencies are using Remix to keep the juggling act of day-to-day planning flowing smoothly.

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3️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ 🎉 Remix in 2018: Celebrating 300+ customers

In less than 4 years we've grown to almost 60 urbanists, technologists, and designers and are helping 300+ cities around the globe.

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AC Transit Plans Its Biggest Service Increase Since the Recession

Remix helped AC Transit achieve their goals by creating an efficient workflow and avoiding going back to the drawing board with every tweak.

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Visualizing Transit Ridership in Remix: Our Design Process

How we learned from transit planners to turn a broad problem space into an effective launch.

Chris Arvin

Product Designer

The Future of Cities Depends on Public Transit

The future of cities depends on the success of public transit, but city infrastructure is falling behind as transit agencies are underfunded and short-staffed.

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How to See Other Cities’ Data on a Remix Map

How Remix uses GTFS feeds to display transportation systems in a map format.

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