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.
March 14, 2013
The 'On the Go!' travel stations have been offering customers information about their entire trip, from planning with Trip Planner+, real-time service status, escalator and elevator status, and local neighborhood maps.
August 15, 2012
The premium commuter service provided information to roughly 300 rail customers about which track their North Jersey-bound train would arrive on first — as much as 20 minutes before it appeared on the departure screens.
July 23, 2012
The new feature can show any bus route, where the bus is on any selected route and where it is going, with the position updated every 10 seconds.
July 12, 2012
By the end of the year, message boards and audio announcements will let commuters their train’s location. The system will also provide real time information on the Caltrain website as well as give customers email and text alerts.
June 28, 2012
New real-time information boards will display bus departure times at each of the Government Square Transit Center’s eight bus shelters.
June 4, 2012
Recently installed GPS technology allows RT to track buses on routes, display their locations using online maps and provide estimated arrival times at any bus stop. Customers can also use text messaging to receive estimated arrival times or sign up to be sent automatic email or text alerts.
April 27, 2012
Part of the transit system’s mobile site, m.translink.ca, the service provides “predictive” departure times and real-time bus locations.
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