June 6, 2013
By riding with the application open, users contribute real-time speed and location data about their trip. Users can also send overcrowding, cleanliness and rankings reports.
April 29, 2013
County officials have been inundated with complaints about late pickups, no-shows, drivers getting lost, accidents and other problems.
April 9, 2013
Provides fleet operators with a new level of insight into fleet performance, resulting in improved fuel economy, better asset utilization and enhanced productivity.
November 5, 2012
Virginia Commonwealth University contracted with Groome Transportation to take over the service from GRTC Transit System. The new vehicles are equipped with bike racks and GPS.
October 25, 2012
Outfitting all its buses with GPS, automatic passenger counters and other technology that will improve operations, and eventually allow customers to get real-time bus information by phone, computer or mobile device.
October 22, 2012
Uses smartphone native functionality, including GPS and built-in accelerometers, to eliminate the need for a professionally-installed telematics device in the vehicle.
August 29, 2012
The new integration helps organizations and municipalities determine capacity enhancements, improve fuel efficiency, optimize routes and share interactive transportation maps on the Web, according to the company.
December 12, 2011
When the AVL system is fully integrated, riders will be able to look online to see where buses are located, see if there are delays, and see the exact times for pick-up and delivery to their destinations. New phone applications are also being developed to streamline the information.
October 26, 2011
Riders can use the new site to plan trips across the region on Sound Transit and partner agency buses and trains; look up bus and Sounder schedules; locate Sound Transit parking facilities and use GPS technology to enter start and end points in the trip planner.
September 12, 2011
Cat Tracker lets students download an app or check online to see when and where the next bus nearest to them will arrive. The tracking program was accessed by over 8,000 users in August.
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