April 23, 2014
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
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
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
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
Capital District Transportation Authority’s iRide provides access to information on routes, schedules, arrivals, service advisories, enhanced maps and trip planning.
January 22, 2014
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
Agency is also now providing the data to app developers to include in third-party apps, which help with subway navigation.
September 24, 2013
Top apps selected use innovation and real-time data to improve transit guides, connect riders with subway artists and aid blind and visually impaired.
May 31, 2013
Every 20 seconds to 30 seconds, each individual Transit Screen receives the current arrival times for each transit agency at all stops within walking distance of its location.
May 15, 2013
Was launched in 2011 to provide estimated train arrival times for all 145 rail stations across CTA’s eight lines. Estimated times are generated through a combination of scheduling information and data generated by software that monitors the signal system to indicate when a portion of track is occupied by a train.
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