August 22, 2013
Riders can now view real-time locations for the P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route through the agency’s website. Equipment and real-time capabilities are expected for additional routes in early 2014.
May 20, 2013
A new Rental Car Center will start operating this fall with a unified bus system that will replace more than 90 rental car company buses and Massport shuttle buses with 28 new 60-foot articulated buses.
January 22, 2013
NexTrip technology enables riders to text, click or call to access real-time information. CEO/GM Milo Victoria was instrumental in bringing the new technology to the agency.
December 13, 2012
MyBus Now will provide riders on 16 Mercer County-area bus routes with access to real-time bus arrival estimates to a specific bus stop within a 30-minute window.
October 25, 2012
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 18, 2012
Unlike many other San Francisco Bay Area transit agencies, the agency hasn't made the information available on 511, the regional transit information service. Software issues have delayed a real-time bus information system for years.
February 16, 2012
The Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority is considering upgrading its system to include technological features, such as bus tracking, QR codes, automatic passenger counters, security codes and ticket vending machines, at a cost of approximately $2.6 million to $3.6 million.
January 25, 2012
Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority will receive a complete end-to-end transit intelligent transportation system, including computer-aided dispatch and automatic vehicle location capabilities, real-time bus location, and status information and next-stop information for $2 million.
September 12, 2011
Cat Tracker lets students download an app or check online to see when and where the next bus nearest to them will arrive. The tracking program was accessed by over 8,000 users in August.
August 23, 2011
The redesigned site includes a simpler presentation of DART's online trip planner, Google trip planner, real-time arrival information, stop locator, rider alerts, service advisories and social media.
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