Much has been written about a recent decline in transit ridership and cities are—understandably—worried. Some municipalities are trying different tactics to get people back on buses and trains instead of in their own cars, luring them with pricing deals, creature-comforts, and education campaigns.

CityLab has some different ideas and last week presented its thoughts on five tech breakthroughs that will get people to love the bus again. It’s all stuff parking professionals are well acquainted with, from electric vehicles to seamless payment options. But does it translate from parking well enough to spark a return to transit?

Read the article and let us know what you think.