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October 7, 2013

D.C. Metro PD launches new texting service

Text Tips can be used to report unattended packages, suspicious activity, panhandling, solicitation, vending without a license, parking complaints, tips about investigations or other non-emergency matters.


October 3, 2012

N.Y. MTA boosts transparency with digital initiatives

Has launched a comprehensive archive of all service alerts that have been issued via email and text message for all MTA services since its current MTA-wide email and text alert system was launched in October 2008. The archive is updated in real-time, and is searchable by date.


November 18, 2010

OCTA honored for text messaging program

Agency recognized for its Text4Next program, which enables passengers to text a bus stop number and route number to “OCTAGO” to receive arrival times of the next three buses for that stop, giving customers the added flexibility to confirm bus schedules on the go.


November 17, 2010

NJ Transit launches state’s first ‘My Bus’ sign

My Bus, which launched in October, gives travelers the ability to find out when the next bus is arriving at more than 19,000 bus stops all over the state. Thousands of special bus stop signs will be installed throughout New Jersey, giving riders access to bus schedule information while on the go.


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