Mobility Lines Podcast

Mobility Lines Podcast

From the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM), a technical assistance center funded by the Federal Transit Administration to promote customer-centered mobility strategies that advance good health, economic vitality, self-sufficiency, and community. Learn more about NCMM’s work at nc4mm.org. The Mobility Lines podcast covers myriad topics of interest to mobility management and transit professionals and is disseminated in the interest of information exchange. Neither the NCMM nor the FTA assumes liability for its content or use. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the authors and should not be construed as representing the opinions or policy of any agency of the federal government.

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Episode Notes:
This inaugural episode of the Mobility Lines Podcast is a discussion between Dr. Judy Shanley and Dr. P.S. Sriraj of the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC). The two discussed the findings of NCMM and UIC’s research on the factors affecting the creation and success of statewide mobility management networks.

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The second episode of the Mobility Lines Podcast is a discussion between Jerom Theunissen, Dr. Judy Shanley, and Fred Roberge of Easterseals New Hampshire. The discussion focused upon the efforts of the New Hampshire State Coordinating Council for Community Transportation (SCC), discussing its history, current initiatives, and lessons for states looking to establish similar efforts for promoting mobility management in their states.

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The first of three episodes in a conversation conducted by Kevin Chambers, NCMM’s technologist, and transit technology expert Carol Schweiger. Carol is the head of Schweiger Consulting, based in Boston. Carol has been supporting transit agencies around the world for over 40 years is nationally and internationally recognized in transportation technology consulting.

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Episode Notes:
The second of three episodes in a conversation conducted by Kevin Chambers, NCMM’s technologist, and transit technology expert Carol Schweiger. Carol is the head of Schweiger Consulting, based in Boston. Carol has been supporting transit agencies around the world for over 40 years is nationally and internationally recognized in transportation technology consulting.

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Episode Notes:
The final of three episodes in a conversation conducted by Kevin Chambers, NCMM’s technologist, and transit technology expert Carol Schweiger. Carol is the head of Schweiger Consulting, based in Boston. Carol has been supporting transit agencies around the world for over 40 years is nationally and internationally recognized in transportation technology consulting.

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In this episode of the Mobility Lines Podcast, we talk with Janae Futrell, NCMM’s OC/OC systems consultant and owner of Civic Sphere. We talk about Janae’s work developing a raft of new resources regarding one-call/one-click systems. We touch on key elements of successful OC/OC systems including education, ways to surmount tricky issues, and the potential for these systems to improve access for riders with barriers to their mobility. The OC/OC resource center is located here, on NCMM’s website.

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In this episode, NCMM interviews Jana Sochor about a discussion paper for the international transport forum entitled, Piecing Together the Puzzle Mobility as a Service from the user and service design perspectives. Jana is a senior researcher in Sweden at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. And at the time of writing of the discussion paper was a senior researcher at Rice Research Institutes of Sweden. In this part one of the series, we talked about the history of mobility as a service and the many ways the term has been used since it was first coined.

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