November 26, 2013
RideScout is a free mobile app that connects users to public, private and social modes of transportation.
July 2, 2013
Passengers can use the app to purchase same-day tickets and tickets for future dates for its COASTER commuter rail service. The Android version will be available for download beginning July 15 with the iPhone release following soon after.
June 17, 2013
The fee, which will go from $22 to $24, will go toward equipping buses with GPS so students can access route data via their smartphones, as well as help pay for maintenance and drivers.
June 6, 2013
By riding with the application open, users contribute real-time speed and location data about their trip. Users can also send overcrowding, cleanliness and rankings reports.
November 21, 2012
Commuters have downloaded the transit system’s new mobile ticketing app 6,000 times in the three days after it was launched.
July 11, 2012
The time and date stamped electronic ticket shows up on the purchaser's phone screen as a secure image that a conductor can validate visually. The electronic ticket also shows as a bar code that can be scanned by a conductor's hand held device to verify that the barcode is valid.
June 25, 2012
OnTheBus hooks into GPS and transit data and alerts the user where and when they need to board, signal and disembark.
June 18, 2012
The smartphone app Tiramisu has been in use in Pittsburgh since the summer of 2011 and is available for iPhone and Android phones. Thus far, users have recorded more than 30,000 trips on Port Authority of Allegheny County buses and trains.
May 29, 2012
The application dedicated to BusPlus bus rapid transit service features real-time information for devices operating on Apple, Android and Blackberry platforms. Customers are now able to see when the bus is coming to any station serviced by BusPlus.
May 22, 2012
This new See Say iPhone app allows MBTA riders to proactively communicate with transit authorities and receive alerts from authorities in emergency situations.
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