Austin's Capital Metro Awards Customer Information and Transit Wayfinding Project to CHK America
February 13, 2013
CHK America announced today that the company has been awarded a fixed-route customer information and wayfinding design project for Capital Metro in Austin, Texas.
America's Transit System Releases System Maps Designed by CHK America
January 29, 2013
CHK America announced today that the company has completed the redesign of WMATA's system maps. The maps have been released by WMATA and are now in circulation with the transit-riding public.
City of Porterville Awards Multi-Phase Customer Information Transit Project to CHK America
December 12, 2012
CHK America has been awarded a multi-phase design project for the City of Porterville (CA) public transit system. The project elements include the development of a system map and schedule brochure along with signage to be displayed at the City's Transit Center and all 145 bus stops.
Q&A with CHK: Gauging the Real-World Value of Real-Time Bus Arrival Data
Steve Hirano, creator of transittalent.com, interviews CHK America's Rick Wood about next-arrival data and customer information challenges facing transit systems.
CHK America To Develop 2,300 Wayfinding Panels in Next Phase of Hampton Roads Transit Customer Information Project
July 31, 2012
CHK America has begun the next stage of the Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) customer information project, which involves the design, fabrication and installation of over 2,300 wayfinding panels.
Valley Metro Awards CHK America System Map Design Project
June 28, 2012
CHK America President and CEO Rick Wood announced today that the company has been awarded the system map design project for Valley Metro in Phoenix, Arizona.
CHK Points in the Right Direction
June 20, 2012
Business is booming for map-making firm, reports the Santa Barbara Independent.
Santa Barbara firm maps continued growth with transit customers
June 11, 2012
CHK America was recently featured on the front page of the Santa Barbara News-Press.
CHK America to Design 125 Stop-Specific Wayfinding Displays for Spokane Transit Authority
May 31, 2012
CHK America President and CEO, Rick Wood announced today that the company will design stop-specific wayfinding display panels for 125 of Spokane Transit Authority's (STA) busiest sheltered bus stops.
CHK America to Develop Customer Information Products for Beach Cities Transit
May 17, 2012
CHK America President and CEO, Rick Wood announced today that the company has been awarded the customer information design contract for Beach Cities Transit (BCT) in Redondo Beach, California. Upon completion, the customized, easy-to-use information will be placed at five of BCT?s busiest hubs including the Douglas Green Line Station and the Galleria at South Bay Stop.
CHK America Selected to Develop Wayfinding Products for LA Metro
April 19, 2012
CHK America President and CEO, Rick Wood announced today that the company has been awarded the contract for Cartography Services by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro). This is the third time CHK America has been selected by LA Metro to create customer information solutions for the agency.
You've Got 8 Seconds to Guide Customers to Their Destinations
April 16, 2012
reprinted with permission from Transit Talent A map is usually the first tool that comes to mind when helping customers navigate a transit system. However, if simply providing a system map is the extent of the guidance your agency provides, you?re not likely to be capturing all of the ridership possible.
A more system-wide approach that factors in how people make decisions and process information is the most effective solution, recommends Rick Wood, President and CEO of CHK America, Inc.
CHK America Awarded Customer Information Design Project for 8,500 Bus Stops for "America's Transit System"
August 9, 2011
CHK America CEO, Rick Wood announced today that the company has been awarded the customer information design, installation and maintenance contract for up to 8,500 bus stops for "America's Transit System," Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
CHK America Awarded Design and Build Contract for Fort Worth's new Enhanced Bus Corridor Line
July 6, 2011
CHK America has announced it has been awarded the design/build contract for the customer information and hardware for The T's new East Lancaster Enhanced Bus Corridor (EBC) service.
CHK America Set to Create Wayfinding Information for 1,200 Bus Stops at Santa Monica's Big Blue Bue
June 14, 2011
CHK America has announced they will be developing easy-to-use customer information panels at all 1,200 bus stops located throughout Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus transit system, which spans 51 square miles from Pacific Palisades to UCLA, LAX, and the beach areas of Santa Monica and Venice.
CHK America Provides Purpose-Built, Wayfinding Customer Information for The Tide's 11 Rail Stations
June 8, 2011
Santa Barbara-based, CHK America announced today that it has completed Tier 1 of a three tiered customer information project for "The Tide", the state of Virginia's premier light rail system that will begin operations later this year.
Improved info debuts in Ventura and Oxnard
November 18, 2010
Gold Coast Transit (GCT) is pleased to announce the installation of newly designed, easy-to-use, wayfinding information panels at 275 bus stops strategically placed along highly traveled streets or "Transit Corridors" within Ventura, Oxnard, Port Hueneme and Ojai.
Metro updates Metrorail station neighborhood maps helping customers navigate by depicting latest community changes
August 3, 2010
Station area maps for all Metrorail stations are being updated for the first time since many of the stations opened, now making it easier for customers to find their way in neighborhoods that surround Metrorail stations.