Assistant Professor Candace Brakewood discusses real-time transit information, including its history, benefits, shortcomings, and potential futures, in a recent Talking Headways podcast, produced by Streetsblog USA.
Joining Brakewood in the episode is Jonny Simkin, cofounder and CEO of Swiftly, and Jeffrey S. Wood, principal of The Overhead Wire. A recent journal article Brakewood coauthored with Georgia Tech Associate Professor Kari Watkins is heavily discussed in the podcast. The article, titled “A literature review of the passenger benefits of real-time transit information,” was published in Transport Reviews.
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