The Latest in On-Demand Transit

Use Cases

An In-Depth Analysis of On-Demand Transit Use Cases: Underperforming Bus Routes

Replacing underperforming fixed routes with on-demand transit is a more sustainable and cost-effective way to maintain service.

Jess Blenkarn

March 31, 2022
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3 min read
News

Omnitrans Launches On-Demand OmniRide Service in Bloomington with Ribbon-Cutting Event

Omnitrans introduced its third microtransit zone in Bloomington! Rides can be booked on the free mobile app powered by RideCo.

Jess Blenkarn

January 27, 2022
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2 min read
Use Cases

An In-Depth Analysis of On-Demand Transit Use Cases: Low-Density Area Mobility

On-demand transit provides accessible mobility options that reduce GHG in low-density neighborhoods, without the high cost of fixed routes.

Jess Blenkarn

January 27, 2022
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4 min read
Services

RideCo’s 2021 Service Launches are Driving an Industry Shift Across North America

With increasing demand for technology-led services, RideCo's innovative on-demand solution allowed the company to launch 28 zones in 2021.

Jess Blenkarn

January 4, 2022
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5 min read
News

RideCo Launched New On-Demand Transit Service in Southern Nevada

On Sunday, August 8th, the RTC launched RTC OnDemand, a new on-demand transit service in partnership with RideCo.

Jess Blenkarn

December 17, 2021
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4 min read
Use Cases

An In-Depth Analysis of On-Demand Transit Use Cases: Paratransit

On-demand transit modernizes and improves existing paratransit services by providing an accessible, reliable, and efficient solution.

Jess Blenkarn

December 17, 2021
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4 min read
News

Okotoks Transit Expands as On-Demand Remains In-Demand

Okotoks town council has approved expanded services for the town's transit system.

Jess Blenkarn

December 15, 2021
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2 min read
Product Features

Time Snapping Provides Seamless Connections and Improves Service Efficiency

RideCo's Time Snapping feature ensures drop offs and pickups are scheduled at the optimal time, guaranteeing consistent on-time performance.

Jess Blenkarn

November 30, 2021
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5 min read
Thought Leadership

Transit Staffing Shortages and the On-Demand Solution

Transit staffing shortages are impacting services across North America. With on-demand technology, agencies can mitigate these challenges.

Jess Blenkarn

November 26, 2021
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3 min read
Use Cases

An In-Depth Analysis of On-Demand Transit Use Cases: First/Last Mile

On-demand transit seamlessly connects the first and last mile of residents' trips into your agency's existing fixed-route system.

Jess Blenkarn

October 27, 2021
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3 min read
News

Okotoks On-Demand Transit Awarded for Exceptional Service

Okotoks On-Demand Transit has been awarded the Minister’s Award for Municipal Excellence in the Service Delivery Innovation category.

Jess Blenkarn

October 19, 2021
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1 min read
News

VIA Link Expanding to Northwest San Antonio

VIA opens its third transit-on-demand zone with more planned in 2022.

Jess Blenkarn

October 7, 2021
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3 min read
News

Guelph's Microtransit Pilot Getting Good Reviews

Launched in May, Guelph's on-demand transit service is expected to save taxpayers $162,000 by year's end.

Jess Blenkarn

October 4, 2021
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2 min read
Product Features

RideCo's Capacity Configuration Optimizer Automates Your Fleet for Higher Productivity

This feature optimizes against all seat capacity configurations within your specialized fleet to ensure every requested ride is serviced.

Jess Blenkarn

September 28, 2021
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4 min read
Thought Leadership

The Role of On-Demand Technology in Creating Sustainable Transit

On-demand transit reduces our industry's carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions, while providing efficient and sustainable service.

Jess Blenkarn

September 24, 2021
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3 min read
News

RideCo Celebrates L.A. Metro’s Launch of a Metro Micro Zone in Northwest San Fernando Valley

RideCo’s on-demand transit service now serves seven service zones in LA. County

Jess Blenkarn

September 10, 2021
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2 min read
Use Cases

Solve Your Transit Challenges with 4 On-Demand Use Cases

Solutions to your top challenges fall into four categories: first/last mile, underperforming bus routes, low-density mobility, and paratransit.

Jess Blenkarn

August 25, 2021
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4 min read
News

Metro McAllen Deploys On-Demand Micro McAllen Shared Ride Service in McAllen

Earlier this month, Metro McAllen in McAllen, Texas, launched a new microtransit pilot project with RideCo, called Micro McAllen.

Jess Blenkarn

August 19, 2021
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2 min read
Product Features

Was Your On-Demand Transit Pilot Successful? 5 KPIs You Need to Monitor

On-demand transit pilots are successful when the agency's goals are met or exceeded. Learn which 5 KPIs are most important to monitor!

Jess Blenkarn

August 17, 2021
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4 min read
News

Transit app Integrates Los Angeles Metro’s On-Demand Service, Metro Micro

First-of-its-kind app integration from Transit and RideCo enables riders to connect microtransit with light rail, subway, and bus rapid transit.

Jess Blenkarn

July 29, 2021
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4 min read
News

RideCo Brings Patent Infringement Claims Against Via Transportation And Responds to Via’s Meritless Lawsuit

Via’s patent lawsuit is meritless, asserts RideCo. RideCo’s user optionality-based technology, predating Via’s patents, is fundamentally different.

Jess Blenkarn

July 26, 2021
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4 min read
News

RideCo Announces Leading Market Share in Largest U.S. Cities

Among the 10 largest cities in the U.S., 6 transit agencies have adopted app based on-demand public transit, and RideCo serves 50% of them.

Jess Blenkarn

July 21, 2021
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2 min read
Use Cases

Comparing the 3 On-Demand Transit Service Models

When implementing on-demand transit technology in your community, it is important to thoroughly understand all the possible service models.

Jess Blenkarn

July 20, 2021
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4 min read
News

Transit Enhances LA County’s Metro Micro On-Demand Service

Our app integration with Transit app enables riders to connect microtransit with light rail, subway, and bus rapid transit.

Jess Blenkarn

July 5, 2021
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3 min read
News

LA Metro Expands On-Demand Service to 2 New Zones

RideCo's on-demand ridesharing service first launched in December 2020, and is now available in seven zones in L.A. County.

Jess Blenkarn

June 24, 2021
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2 min read
Thought Leadership

Where Transit Will Be In 5 Years

Recently, public transit has been adapting to advancements in technology, but there are still lots of changes expected in the industry.

Jess Blenkarn

June 21, 2021
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4 min read
Thought Leadership

3 Steps to Implementation of On-Demand Transit in Your Community

As investments in on-demand transit grow, your agency may be considering piloting this innovative technology. Great news: it's easy to do!

Jess Blenkarn

June 9, 2021
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4 min read
News

RideCo Launches 5 Microtransit Services in 2-week Timespan

Five cities throughout North America were excited to welcome RideCo-powered microtransit services between April 19th and May 3rd.

Jess Blenkarn

June 1, 2021
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4 min read
News

Leduc Transit Gets Green Light for On-demand Service

A new service will soon roll out on Leduc Transit as operations transition from fixed routes to on-demand service in the coming months.

Jess Blenkarn

May 26, 2021
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6 min read
Use Cases

The Future of Paratransit: Top 3 Takeaways from RideCo’s Roundtable

Most paratransit services today limit rider flexibility, but paratransit experts in Guelph and St. Catharines are implementing the on-demand solution.

Jess Blenkarn

May 19, 2021
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4 minute read
News

Alberta Town’s COLT Vehicles Show the Potential of ‘Demand-Responsive Transit’

Demand-responsive transit enhances convenience and flexibility through the use of technology, enabling transit access for everyone.

Jess Blenkarn

May 13, 2021
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7 minute read
Use Cases

Top 5 Challenges Residents Have with Fixed-Route Public Transit

Fixed-route public transit limits mobility in medium- and low-density neighborhoods. Learn more about its challenges and solutions.

Jess Blenkarn

May 12, 2021
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5 minute read
News

'Micro Bus' Now Serving Merced County's West Side Communities

Merced's newly-launched microtransit service, 'Micro Bus', is improving public transit efficiency in Los Banos, Dos Palos, Gustine, and Santa Nella!

Jess Blenkarn

May 10, 2021
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2 minute read
News

City Launches On-Demand Bus Service Next Week

Originally posted by Guelph Today on April 28th. Guelph's on-demand transit service has officially launched!

Jess Blenkarn

May 4, 2021
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2 minute read
Thought Leadership

3 Technologies Needed to Start Your Transition to a Smart City

From on-demand transit and connected traffic lights to electric and autonomous vehicles, learn more about smart cities and their technologies.

Jess Blenkarn

April 22, 2021
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5 minute read
Product Features

Optimize Transit Scheduling with RideCo’s Dynamic Driver Breaks

RideCo's Dynamic Driver Breaks ensures drivers are taking breaks at the optimal time so that riders are consistently picked up on time.

Jess Blenkarn

April 13, 2021
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4 minute read
Use Cases

Top 3 Ways Agencies Benefit from On-Demand Transit

From decreasing transit costs, to increasing service coverage and convenience, on-demand transit solves transit challenges worldwide!

Jess Blenkarn

March 30, 2021
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4 minute read
News

Town of Cobourg Announces Launch of Cobourg Rides On-Demand Transit System

On April 19th, the Town of Cobourg will be soft launching Cobourg Rides, a town-wide, demand-based, public transit service.

RideCo

March 31, 2021
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3 minute read
Product Features

RideCo's Microtransit Service Integrator is Driving Transit Flexibility Worldwide

RideCo's Microtransit Service Integrator enables transit flexibility without the use of multiple costly vehicle fleets.

RideCo

March 18, 2021
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4 minute read

3 Key Takeaways from "How Houston METRO Modernized Its Legacy Dial-a-Ride"

Legacy dial-a-ride services are inefficient, but Houston METRO proved that modernizing with on-demand transit is simple and successful!

Jess Blenkarn

February 25, 2021
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5 minute read
Use Cases

What is On-Demand Transit and Why Does Your City Need It?

On-demand transit is improving mobility around the world. Learn more about this innovative technology, its use cases, and its benefits.

Jess Blenkarn

February 22, 2021
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4 minute read
News

Okotoks Transit System Majorly Successful in Its First Year

The Town of Okotoks launched RideCo's on-demand transit solution in late-2019 and is already seeing tremendous success!

RideCo

February 18, 2021
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3 minute read
News

On-Demand Bus Service Coming to Guelph in May

RideCo's on-demand transit is coming to Guelph in Spring 2021!

RideCo

February 16, 2021
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2 minute read
News

Barrie's Route 11 to be Replaced by Transit On Demand

RideCo's on-demand transit is replacing an inefficient bus-route in Barrie to improve ridership.

RideCo

February 11, 2021
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2 minute read

RideCo Selected to Power Multiple On-Demand Services for Antelope Valley Transit Authority

RideCo replaced the legacy paratransit technology and remotely launched a microtransit service amid a global pandemic.

RideCo

May 21, 2020
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2 minute read

RideCo Powers Canada's First City-Wide On-Demand Bus System

COLT in Cochrane, Alberta allows residents to request a bus at one of 152 stops in the community.

RideCo

October 11, 2019
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1 minute read

RideCo On-Demand Transit Revolutionizes Legacy Dial-A-Ride in Houston and Grows Ridership 19%

RideCo's on-demand transit system lowered call center bookings by 66%, while reducing Houston METRO's cost per passenger by 21%.

RideCo

November 30, 2020
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5 minute read

San Antonio Transit Case Study: RideCo Microtransit Replaces Buses in Low-Density Area

With over 400 designated pickup/drop off virtual stops within a five-minute walk of all riders, RideCo's on-demand service is everywhere!

RideCo

October 24, 2019
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7 minute read

Calgary Transit Case Study: RideCo Solves First/Last Mile Gap

Before RideCo, suburban Calgary couldn't connect with the rest of the city via transit; now, commuters can get to the nearest transit hub in minutes!

RideCo

October 9, 2019
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4 minute read

Multinational Firm Launches On-Demand Commuter Shuttles for its Employees, Powered by RideCo

RideCo implemented 13-seater shuttles to lower operating costs and allow for greater ridesharing by employees.

RideCo

January 3, 2019
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4 minute read

How RideCo Reduced Long Distance Commute Times by 50% for Staff at a Suburban Employer

Alongside their partner Grab, RideCo's shuttle service brings employees from their homes to Singapore's army base, and vice versa.

RideCo

January 2, 2019
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5 minute read

RideCo Improves Mobility in an Industrial Area with On-Demand Shuttles, in Partnership with a Government Agency

Employees on Jurong Island had trouble getting to work, but RideCo's 90+ pickup/drop off locations ensured every worker has access to transit.

RideCo

January 2, 2019
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5 minute read

How Transit Operators are Getting On Board with Microtransit

Transit operators are realizing that the only viable solution to their transit challenges is on demand.

RideCo

January 2, 2019
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8 minute read

Los Angeles Metro Chooses RideCo for On-Demand Transit Service

RideCo's top-ranked services have been selected out of 203 firms to launch and operate an on-demand transit system in Los Angeles.

RideCo

April 30, 2018
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3 minute read

How RideCo Gets Employees to Work Happier, Faster, and Cheaper: Case Study at Singapore International Airport

RideCo and Grab partner to launch and operate a fully automated, dynamically route, on-demand van service in Singapore.

RideCo

April 5, 2018
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5 minute read

RideCo and Grab Expand Partnership to Provide Dynamic Shuttle Services to Corporate and Consumer Markets

RideCo and Grab expand microtransit partnership in Southeast Asia to continuously grow ridership.

RideCo

March 23, 2018
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3 minute read

How RideCo Solves the First/Last Mile Challenge for Public Transit

RideCo and Metrolinx partnered to plan, launch, and operate an on-demand microtransit pilot, Go Connect.

RideCo

March 15, 2018
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4 minute read

Case Study: Dynamically Routed Commuter Vans in a Metropolitan City

RideCo's microtransit service in Toronto connects passengers from residential areas to commercial downtown hubs.

RideCo

September 15, 2016
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2 minute read