In 2019, Sarasota County began a journey to deliver a more effective transportation network to deliver value to customers and the community. TransPro supported the County through the diagnostic and network design to provide an effective and efficient transit network that provides choice, mobility, and freedom to customers.
Read on to see the next chapter in Sarasota County’s story.
Fast-forward to Summer 2021 and the agency has partnered with Via to launch a localized on-demand mobility service. This innovative service delivery model provides customers with flexibility to travel point-to-point within a particular zone and reach their destination more quickly. By adjusting the service delivery model in several key areas of the County to an on-demand model, other areas that retain or gain fixed routes have an opportunity to become more productive and more effective.
As the transit industry continues to seek innovative solutions for delivering a high-quality customer experience while ensuring public dollars are spent wisely, Sarasota County is certainly establishing itself as an example in innovation and delivering mobility options to customers.