Government, Oregon, Transportation

West Coast states aim to improve online tools for rural transit riders

A Columbia County Rider bus in Banks on April 15, 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley

ODOT issued a news release saying the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) awarded a $5.3 million ITS4US grant to Oregon, Washington and California.

The $5.3 million the states received is paying to develop software using open-sourced tools to upgrade the outdated technology used by local public transit systems that provide booking and payment, and allow riders to . . .

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