Transit Unplugged

Transit Unplugged, is the world’s leading public transport podcast with 120 episodes, over 100 guests, seen in 99 countries and counting! The series has brought leaders in transit from around the globe to tell their personal stories sharing insights on about becoming transit leaders, what future trends we should expect, and interesting innovations happening at their agencies or in their cities.

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Naif Bin Hwail

Executive GM, Transport General Authority, Saudi Arabia

Naif explains how the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is rapidly expanding their rail network, why the country is a global e-Hail leader, and the enormous task of moving over 2 million people around Mecca and Medina during the Hajj.

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Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi

CEO, Road and Transport Authority, Dubai

Executive GM, Ras Al Khaimah Transport Authority

Esmaeel shares his vision to develop a truly integrated multi-modal public transport network incorporating buses, ferries, taxis and limousines to serve the Emirates growing population, supported with business and tourism growth plans.

Ahmed shares how the Dubai RTA manages multiple transport modes across the Emirate, including taxis, buses, ferries and rail. He also talks about the challenges of catering for ridership growth in one of the world’s fastest-growing cities – and air taxis!

– Transit Unplugged’s Host

Paul Comfort is the Chief Customer Officer at Trapeze Group, author of the best-selling book The Future of Public Transportation and a former CEO of the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) - the 11th largest public transport system in the United States.

As host of the award-winning, top-rating public transport podcast Transit Unplugged, Paul facilitates open discussions with public transport leaders on their careers, current projects, and future vision. The agenda is ‘unplugged’ and unscripted, so Paul’s guests share what really matters to them.

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A Global Look at The Future of Public Transportation

In this special edition of Transit Unplugged, you'll hear a global view on what is happening around the world in the public transport industry, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 15, 2020  |  Length: 70 Minutes

Celebrating 3 Years: A Special Best-Of Edition Of Transit Unplugged

This episode marks the 3rd anniversary of Transit Unplugged! In honor of this milestone, we have compiled a few best moments from the 117 episodes and over 4,000 minutes of audio.
Nov 12, 2020  |  Length: 27:16 Minutes

Jeremy Yap Creating a Convenient, Clean & Kind Transit Network in Singapore

In this wide-ranging interview, we learn how Singapore is creating and expanding a transit system to serve its 5.6 million people with bus & rail service that is clean efficient and kind.
Jun 02, 2021  |  Length: 44:22 Minutes


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