April 29, 2014
About 77% of its bus fleet is currently equipped with the hardware to provide real-time bus information. The agency is working to bring the remainder of the fleet online.
March 27, 2014
The telephone poll of 500 likely San Francisco voters found that, overall, 57% have a favorable view of the shuttles, and only 18% have a negative view.
March 10, 2014
Some transit officials support the proposed program to provide free services to low-income seniors and people with disabilities, which would reduce the agency’s revenue by $4 million to $6 million annually.
January 7, 2014
The agreement, which had been in the works for months, took on added urgency in recent weeks as protesters blocked Google buses in San Francisco and Oakland, according to the report.
April 30, 2013
Release in preparation for upcoming project that will completely rebuild the tracks and improve stations over a 10-mile stretch.
October 10, 2012
YRT/Viva is the first transit agency in Canada to offer real-time trip planning on Google with up-to-the-minute next bus departure information.
June 28, 2012
Move allows third-party developers plugging Google’s Maps product into their web and mobile applications to provide their users with public transit routes, color-coded transit layers, and schedules.
March 29, 2012
In addition to added bus and subway options, users will also be able to select from various route options, such as the recommended route, one with fewer transfers, or one that involves less walking.
August 8, 2011
It is expected that CTTRANSIT's Stamford Division is the next service to utilize Google Transit, and other CTTRANSIT divisions are expected soon after.
June 9, 2011
Transit data available for Boston, Portland, San Diego and San Francisco in the U.S., and Madrid and Turin in Europe.
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