Over 128,000 transit vehicles from 7,300 transportation agencies provided nearly 11 billion rides in 2013. As the population grows and more people move to larger cities, ridership across all modes of public transit—from buses to paratransit solutions—is on the rise. Not only does increased ridership help decrease traffic congestion, it also promotes individual safety, according to a 2014 article in the Journal of Public Transportation
This infographic examines ridership growth across the U.S. and the agencies that help make using public transportation a safe option with driver training, standards programs and technologies like public transit mobile WiFi. With solutions that provide real-time data, video feeds and training opportunities thanks to public transit WiFi, SinglePoint is helping the country’s public transit providers and passengers stay safe one mobile WiFi connection at a time.