September 27, 2012
Developed by University of California, Berkeley seismologists, it sends alerts over the Internet to the transit system and other end users, such as Google.
March 30, 2011
Twitter users who choose to follow @AmtrakNEC will be notified of major service disruptions resulting in extreme delays or stoppage of all rail traffic, whether the issue is the result of commuter, freight or Amtrak rail equipment; severe weather; police activity; and track or other infrastructure matters.
January 26, 2010
The MTA plans to send out a survey to its 70,000 email and text message alert subscribers in February to ask for advice on how to improve it.
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