Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express and MUVE Launch New Transportation App

The following is an announcement from Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express and MUVE regarding a transportation app available on iOS and Android.

CHELSEA, Mich. – The Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE), together with its technology partner, MUVE, a leader in mobility solutions, today announced the launch of a new transportation application platform. This mobility ecosystem app integrates the full suite of MUVE’s technology offering, which includes dispatch mapping, real-time driver information updates on the bus, as well as on-demand driver reservations and fixed route planning.

“By collaborating with MUVE, we can now support our community’s options for electronic reservations on door-to-door and fixed-route accessible public transport. Along with onboarding additional drivers, this new technology now allows us to offer a friendlier service and try extended on-demand service hours on weekdays, both earlier in the morning and later in the day. afternoon, across our region,” said Julia Roberts, Executive Director of WAVE.

“Working with WAVE, we were able to create a high mobility standard for Washtenaw County that improves access, reliability and inclusiveness in transportation solutions for people of all abilities. It’s a great example of how strategic alignment, cutting-edge technology and partnerships between public and private entities can help communities innovate in their mobility ecosystems,” said Anthony W. Shannon, co- Founder and Chief Technology Officer of MUVE.

This Michigan Mobility Challenge project, funded in partnership with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, has been in the technology integration and training phase for a few months. It improves mobility solutions such as shared rides to work and non-emergency medical transport services for all.

About MUVE – My universal vision for everyone.

MUVE is an industry leader in the innovation, development and implementation of the first universal and fully inclusive mobility technology. Our core values ​​are rooted in mindfulness and compassion which are essential to solving the many unique and important inclusion issues related to the movement of people, data and products.

About WAVE – Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express

is a non-profit organization, serving Chelsea, Dexter and surrounding communities, which provides equitable, affordable and sustainable public transport for all, including people of diverse races and identities, people with disabilities, older people and students, as well as people dependent on public transport. individuals in western Washtenaw County.

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