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HNTB releases Viewpoint discussing e-commerce for public transportation and the rise of microtransit

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new HNTB Corporation Viewpoint discusses technology tools that innovative transit agencies have begun to embrace to deliver safe, cost-effective services and improved rider equity to communities they serve. The Viewpoint, "Transit's e-commerce revolution can advance mobility for all riders," is authored by Kimberly Slaughter, HNTB national transit and rail market sector leader and senior vice president.

Slaughter also discusses the rise of microtransit, which includes the electric scooter. "By proactively engaging with e-scooter rental companies, agencies can find ways to enhance their facilities to safely accommodate scooters by providing incentives for the orderly use and storage of scooters around busy transit hubs," Slaughter said.
To see more HNTB thought leadership and media content, visit the firm's transit and rail media kit.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With 105 years of service in the United States, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients' most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, and program and construction management. For more information, visit http://www.hntb.com.

SOURCE HNTB Corporation

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