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Personlized transportation

Port authority should create or update their app to enable customers to purchase bus passes or pay busfare through app. More park and ride

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  • Port authority should create or update app that allow passengers to prepay through app. Customers will be able to purchase bus passes or show driver app on phone that shows fare been paid in advance. Port authority should also have more park and ride locations that can include bike parking..fare portals...put air in tires. This should be equip with cameras and lights for extra safety. Give passengers a %5 discount for purchasing fare through app. Also add a change machine at some locations. For people who dont have correct change to board bus. 

Describe who will use your solution (1,000 characters)

People from all walks of life could benefit...teenagers...working adults...people who usually drive to work. Most time people dont have correct change to board bus.

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Initial Design - you are still exploring the idea and have not tested it with users

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

I am a individual ...i have teenagers who use the bus

Size of your team or organization

  • I am submitting as an individual

Funding Request

  • $100,000

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

It would be up to the port authority to implement this idea. I think it could be vital to their operation..if they were more public friendly. Their ridership could increase if it was more convenient to use their service.

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

I would measure by how many people come on board with my idea. Also could implement a survey to see how many people agree or believe how useful the idea could be.


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Hi Tangerine,

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- Diana, Facilitator

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