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Help Develop the Future of Public Transportation with IdeaString

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – August 11, 2014 – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is partnering with IdeaString to engage and inspire first coast citizens to share ideas and be part of a virtual conversation to transform public transportation.   IdeaString is an online platform where people come together to connect, collaborate and create world-changing ideas.  

"JTA is leveraging IdeaString’s crowdsourcing, mind mapping, big data analytics and game mechanics technology platform to identify the very best ideas from the Jacksonville community, then bring the best ideas to life,” said Genevieve Bos, CEO IdeaString.  “We are excited to be a key part of their innovation process."

Join us the week of August 18-22 for a five-day, 24-hour virtual conversation.   Visit to share your passion, creativity, needs and problem-solving skills.   Spend 10 minutes three times during the week to answer a few questions, see what others are saying and build on those ideas to help us drive breakthrough thinking.

“We want to hear from current and potential riders,” said JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr.   “We are asking everyone to take a few minutes next week to share your best ideas and tell us how we can improve the public transportation system.”

For additional information about JTA transit services, please visit, email us at, or call 904.630.3100; TDD (904) 630-3191