May 15, 2013
Was launched in 2011 to provide estimated train arrival times for all 145 rail stations across CTA’s eight lines. Estimated times are generated through a combination of scheduling information and data generated by software that monitors the signal system to indicate when a portion of track is occupied by a train.
April 30, 2013
Release in preparation for upcoming project that will completely rebuild the tracks and improve stations over a 10-mile stretch.
April 25, 2013
When using the QuickPlanner website or mobile site, the trip plan will show an icon with three heads, two heads or one head — indicating “heavy crowding expected,” “moderate crowding expected” or “light crowding expected.”
April 18, 2013
First launched in fall 2012 as a pilot program serving Trenton-area bus customers, the system uses “smart bus” technology to provide customers with access to real-time bus arrival estimates to a specific bus stop within a 30-minute window.
March 1, 2013
In addition to a new design, the site features up to date information on current and future lines, construction impacts and an interactive event calendar.
January 30, 2013
The apps include quick links to Metro-North and Amtrak rails services, including schedules and fare information, bus schedules and routes, public transportation information and much more.
April 5, 2012
The introduction for train schedules and status information is just the latest in a long series of improvements in how the railroad communicates with its customers.
January 30, 2012
The New York City Subway is the only large subway or metro system in the world to maintain service to all its stations around the clock.
January 24, 2012
The popular digital system currently allows Staten Island customers to track the real-time location of their buses via the Internet, smart phone or text message.
November 22, 2011
Through the program, anyone searching Google Maps site for directions in Greater Louisville can plan a trip on TARC. By choosing the public transit option and entering desired travel times and locations, passengers are provided step-by-step directions on TARC for their specific trips.
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