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Brokering trips in COVID-19
June 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC-5
Webinar: June 18, 2020, 9 am ET. Spare (Labs) and EMT, Palma de Mallorca's transit agency, discuss how trip brokering was the key to solving Palma de Mallorca’s transportation challenges during COVID-19. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__AKR8hZJRVyjFSkRs_gkuA. More details: We’ll hear how EMT, the Spanish city’s transit agency, implemented a demand-responsive solution in 48 hours that allowed it to maintain coverage by replacing low-frequency bus lines with on-demand transit involving multiple service providers through trip brokering. The new service successfully increased capacity while lowering costs and relying on data to move people smartly and efficiently.