News Tagged With: twitter
1-10 of 22

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.


December 3, 2012

Clemson U.’s Tiger Transit kicks off ‘cash cab’

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

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.


August 23, 2011

Dallas DART’s new website makes trip planning easier

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

Ottawa warns transit users about Twitter impostors

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

AASHTO updates transportation video website

Mission is to tell America's transportation story by giving AASHTO and its member state transportation departments the ability to communicate directly with the public, the news media, and decision-makers on Capitol Hill and across the nation.


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - June 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • Top Rail Survey
  • SunRail to Transform Florida’s Commuter Culture
  • Smaller Systems Face Fleet, Expansion Issues
    And much more…
  • DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue