Management & Operations

Chicago to expand Bus Tracker program

Posted on January 14, 2009

On Monday, Jan. 26, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) will add 11 additional routes to its Bus Tracker Website, giving customers access to real-time service information for a total of 86 out of 153 bus routes.

CTA Bus Tracker is a Web-based program that uses global positioning system (GPS) technology to provide customers with the locations and estimated arrival times of buses operating along activated bus routes.

Information analyzed by CTA indicates the number of visitors to the CTA Bus Tracker Website has steadily increased, particularly since the onset of cold weather. Since Nov.1, the Website has logged an average of approximately 20,000 visits per weekday.

In addition, approximately 15 percent of all visits to the site are from wireless devices — indicating customers are using the Website while on-the-go.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Capital Metro selects new President/CEO

Randy Clarke has served as the VP, operations and member services, at the American Public Transportation Association since April 2016.

Berlin to offer sneakers with built-in transit pass

The sneakers will feature the unmistakable seat upholstery pattern featured on the city’s public transit fleet on the heel with the sneaker’s tongue featuring a fabric version of the annual BVG season ticket.

NJ Transit's Santoro resigns

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy will choose Santoro's successor.

Ill.'s Rockford Mass Transit District names new executive director

Michael Stubbe will be replacing Rick McVinnie, who has served as executive director for 25 of his 42 years with RMTD and will be retiring in 2018.

Calif. agency bans cannabis ads on buses, ferries

The agency’s decision follows the lead of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which also banned cannabis ads on its vehicles and properties last month.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close