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July 22, 2013

NextBus tech helps East Carolina U. improve transit

The service, which allows students to track their bus from anywhere using the mobile phone app or computer, has helped students track buses during the summer sessions, as the buses don't run as often.


January 24, 2013

Cubic acquires NextBus

The acquisition broadens Cubic's portfolio of transportation solutions. NextBus' customers include the major metro systems in Los Angeles, Toronto, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Boston, as well as many well-known small and mid-sized transit agencies, universities and colleges.


April 27, 2012

TransLink adds NextBus real-time info

Part of the transit system’s mobile site, m.translink.ca, the service provides “predictive” departure times and real-time bus locations.


March 14, 2012

Hampton Roads revamps look, service

Replacing 120 of its 200 bus shelters, repainting nearly 200 buses, updating signage with NextBus information at all of its bus stops, is updating its logo and adopting new performance measurement criteria.


February 8, 2012

Orlando trolley adds NextBus technology

Beginning this spring, each of the 105 Trolley stops will provide a QR tag that visitors will be able to scan for access to the resort area's mobile website where the NextTrolley information is available.


July 11, 2011

Toronto Transit debuts real-time arrival information

Allows transit customers to receive information on when the next buses — up to six succeeding — will arrive at any specific bus stop. Next-vehicle information is available for more than 9,300 TTC bus stops inside Toronto.


May 23, 2011

UT Profile: U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee increases student transit options

In addition to offering a shuttle service to on-campus residents and Zipcar to both those on- and off-campus, the university recently partnered with Zimride, a rideshare service that uses a social networking format to connect students to carpooling opportunities. Recent new additions, NextBus and an app, make the shuttle program more efficient.


May 13, 2011

San Diego's NCTD contracts with WebTech Wireless

The NCTD will implement NextBus RTPIS on its three fixed-route services — BREEZE transit buses, COASTER commuter trains and SPRINTER light rail.


May 6, 2011

NextBus to equip Fort Worth’s The T

The agency will use Real-Time Passenger Information Systems on a route featuring enhanced express services, using nine dedicated buses equipped with GPS units, and 17 LED signs installed at selected high-volume bus stops.


January 24, 2011

U. of Mississippi transit adds NextBus GPS

All Oxford University Transit buses are now equipped, enabling riders to text or look online to find out the exact time their bus will arrive. Applications for smartphones also are being developed.


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