Advancing Geofencing Functionality

Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will receive funding to use GPS technology to enable free transit rides for passengers who use farecards and board at designated stops. Ridership and other data will inform future fare incentive programs, both in Rhode Island and nationally.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157452


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Transit Adminstration

    Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Gikakis, Christina

  • Start Date: 20210315
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220630
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM)
  • Subprogram: Advancing Geofencing Functionality

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01863637
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 15 2022 4:17PM