Rail

DCTA launching 'Where's My Ride' tracking tool

Posted on January 14, 2015

Beginning Monday, Texas’ Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) will launch “Where’s My Ride,” a vehicle tracking tool that provides real-time travel information to passengers, allowing them to obtain predictive arrival information for a Connect bus or A-train at a particular stop location via phone, online and mobile devices.

Unlike a mobile application, Where’s My Ride is an integrated Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), developed by Strategic Mapping, that uses accurate location data provided by a GPS device that is mounted inside each DCTA Connect bus and A-train railcar.

Users can receive notifications of bus or train arrival time, call in to hear arrival times and track vehicles in real time with Where’s My Ride, which integrates location, route and bus/train information with schedules and maps to provide passengers with the most accurate arrival predictions possible.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (1 Comment)

More News

The Boring Co. chosen to build Chicago Express Service

Plans to deliver 12-minute service from Downtown to O’Hare Airport using electric vehicles in underground tunnels.

Siemens unveils new Velaro high-speed train

Running at about 186 miles per hour, the new high-speed train uses 30% less energy than previous Velaro models, which translates to average savings of 1,375 tons of CO2 a year.

As China's rail transit systems boom, public-private partnerships face reckoning

The results have not always been positive, as cities grapple with inexperienced state-owned companies and inadequate risk management overrides prudent accounting.

Oregon's Safety Oversight Program receives FTA certification

States must receive FTA certification by April 15, 2019 or new federal transit funds cannot be awarded.

APTA names winners of 2018 rail safety, security 'excellence' awards

The awards recognize public transportation organizations for their innovative and proactive safety and security programs.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (1)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close