September 9, 2013
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July 10, 2013
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.
December 3, 2012
CLEMSONLiVE, the university’s activities service, partnered with its transit system to give students a chance to win money and prizes. Students follow CLEMSONLiVE on Twitter to find out when they can win money and learn about upcoming events and Tiger Transit.
August 29, 2012
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
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
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
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.
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.
July 15, 2011
The agency claims that two Twitter accounts publishing updates on bus cancellations based on data pulled directly from OC Transpo’s website are unreliable. The agency does not have a Twitter account.
May 13, 2011
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