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November 13, 2014

N.Y. MTA, AT&T launch app development challenge

To increase transparency and to give developers new forms of data to work with, the MTA is releasing four new sets of raw data. App developers will be able to use the new data and merge it with existing data to create apps that have never been seen before.


October 22, 2014

LIRR upgrades 'TrainTracker' app

Among the new features are an easier to use station picker screen, improved arrival countdown screen, enhanced trip search capability, detailed station parking information and a new server, enabling LIRR to handle more TrainTime requests per minute.


April 23, 2014

N.Y. MTA testing solar-powered kiosks that provide real-time info

Powered 100% by sunlight, the kiosks draw no power from the electrical grid and can remain active for 10 days without needing to be recharged by the sun.


March 5, 2014

Chicago Transit adds new Train Tracker features

Enhancements will include adding alerts of relevant temporary service changes, such as planned service alternatives or unexpected delays, on most displays found at stations, including on platforms and in stationhouses.


March 3, 2014

Va. agency, City team to develop app

The new mobile app will add to Charlottesville Area Transit's wide assortment of methods to obtain routing data including printed rider's guides, physical bus stop displays, online information and a direct real-time information telephone line.


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.


January 30, 2014

N.Y. transit unveils real-time info app

Capital District Transportation Authority’s iRide provides access to information on routes, schedules, arrivals, service advisories, enhanced maps and trip planning.


January 22, 2014

SEPTA rider creates app proposing ‘better schedules’

Will Entriken, a software developer, was frustrated by late arrival times. The app provides what he says are more realistic arrival times than the agency’s published schedule.


January 15, 2014

N.Y. MTA adds countown clocks, real-time info on L Line

Agency is also now providing the data to app developers to include in third-party apps, which help with subway navigation.


September 24, 2013

N.Y. MTA unveils winners of transit app competition

Top apps selected use innovation and real-time data to improve transit guides, connect riders with subway artists and aid blind and visually impaired.


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