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July 10, 2013

D.C. Metro introduces 3 new Twitter feeds

Bus and rail service information will move off of agency's main Twitter account into two separate feeds with service information from Metro's operations control centers via the MetroAlerts system.


July 31, 2012

Google adds NYC subway alerts to Maps

Riders can click on any of the 468 stations labeled on Google Maps to find planned service changes expected to affect that station at the time. Alerts will also be included in the step-by-step transit directions.


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