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January 31, 2014

Kansas agency equips fleet with GPS

All city and university buses have recently been equipped with GPS tracking units, which transmit the location of all vehicles at any point in time, enabling customers to text and find out when their next bus will arrive.


November 21, 2013

Calif. agency taps SinglePoint for Wi-Fi

The In Motion Moovbox M220 system consists of two parts: A rugged antenna about the size of a hockey puck that is mounted on top of each vehicle and a 3G/4G router that can also connect to DRV/CCTV security system.


September 20, 2013

Denver to debut INIT vehicle tracking, stop announcements

The GPS-based system will provide audio and visual stop announcements inside the Denver Regional Transportation District’s nearly 1,000 buses and broadcast route and destination information outside the buses when the doors open at bus stops.


June 6, 2013

Crowdsourced transit app Moovit hits 1 million users

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

Fla. county gives contractor 3 months to fix issues

County officials have been inundated with complaints about late pickups, no-shows, drivers getting lost, accidents and other problems.


April 9, 2013

GreenRoad adds advanced tracking

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

VCU rolls out 11 new shuttle buses

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

Wash.’s Community Transit launches real-time tech pilot

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

GreenRoad launches smartphone addition

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

Zonar named Esri 'Silver Tier Partner'

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.


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