NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s a new effort to make sure public transportation keeps up with technology.

On Thursday, transit agencies — including the MTA, NJ Transit and Port Authority — welcomed young start-up companies to pitch original solutions to modernize the way we travel.

Some of those challenges include generating revenue, managing curbside deliveries and pick-ups, and improved subway, rail and bus station accessibility.

The Transit Tech Lab is now in its second year.