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February 26, 2014

Digital leaders to take part in #AmtrakLIVE event

During a train journey on the Texas Eagle from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas, March 5 to 7, more than 30 participants will collaborate and share the scenic views of the Southwest from a reserved observation car on the Texas Eagle.


November 7, 2013

S. F. Muni launches email, text real-time alerts

Provides enhanced customer information by sending real-time alerts from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday for the specific routes and lines selected by the customer at the time of day they choose.


November 4, 2013

T&I Committee unveils new website

Features a simple, user-friendly interface and continues the committee’s rebranding, incorporating the use of “transport” in an identifiable new logo and across media platforms.


September 9, 2013

Get the latest BusCon updates on social media

METRO Magazine’s Facebook and Twitter pages will feature the latest news from North America's Biggest Bus Show from Sept. 10 through 11. Post photos and updates on Facebook and Twitter using #BusCon13 so others can keep up with the latest happenings, too.


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.


February 7, 2013

Wis. celebrates transit week using social media

Participants are encouraged to tweet about their public transit experiences using the hashtag #WITransit.


August 29, 2012

Utah using social media to discuss rail project

In addition to hiring a full-time social media specialist, the agency has been able to respond to many individual customers using social media and found it can discover problems in real time from their customers.


August 27, 2012

N.Y.’s Monsey Tours expands Facebook, Twitter presence

Utilizes the new Facebook Timeline interface to share photos and ideas for places future charter bus passengers can explore on their travels. On Twitter, Monsey Tours interacts with over 470 followers by asking questions like, “What type of music do you like to listen to on long trips?” and sharing ideas for making road trips more fun.


November 1, 2011

Chicago Transit joins Facebook, Twitter

Also launching is the CTA Budget Ideas Board — an online feedback forum for the proposed 2012 budget — and the new CTA Updates, a subscription text/email service for customers to receive alerts on any unplanned events affecting service.


October 5, 2011

‘Town Hall to Twitter’ session tackles social media benefits, obstacles

Successes shared included using Twitter to gather community feedback on a new hire; as a backup to the website to disseminate service updates; and encouraging riders to tweet photos on trains and buses to help draw attention to maintenance issues.


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