The Routing Company (TRC) Announces Contract With Ohio DOT
The Routing Company (TRC), a global on-demand transit and paratransit platform, has announced it has received a five-year contract from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).
“TRC was chosen from over a dozen different vendors to provide new state-of-the-art scheduling and dispatch software across the state of Ohio,” according to a press release. “Under the contract, TRC, in partnership with Optibus™, will deliver the entire range of mobility software services included in its full suite of on-demand Pingo™ features. TRC’s Pingo platform includes the Drive Pingo™ and Ride Pingo™ apps and the Pingo Dashboard™ operations management tool, which together provide on-demand, paratransit, fixed, and flexible transit that enhances ridership of existing transport networks. Pingo has moved over 500,000 passengers to date.”
“Working with a state-level partner like the Ohio Department of Transportation furthers TRC’s ability to deliver flexible transportation to better serve communities’ mobility needs. We’re proud of this partnership in an area where mobility is essential to so many individuals in both rural and urban areas,” TRC Chief Executive Officer James Cox said.
“As a lifelong Ohioan, I take it personally that our organization will be providing technology to The Buckeye State. With TRC’s unmatched utilization rate, powerful algorithm, and advanced suite of products, I believe that we can have a significant impact on transportation in Ohio,” TRC Chief Development Officer Dick Alexander added. “Delivering efficient mobility software at scale is not a responsibility we take lightly — and with our market-leading Pingo products, we aim to do just that.”