Bus

Chicago’s RTA upgrades trip planner

Posted on April 19, 2012

Chicago-based Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) launched goroo version 2.0, newly designed to enhance the user experience in online trip planning using transit information in Northeastern Illinois.  

The newer version incorporated the recommendations from RTA user testing, in addition to suggestions sent by goroo users.  

New features include:

•    Enhanced site navigation - to provide clearer access points to other goroo functionalities such as next train/bus, schedules and travel alerts.

•   an improved home page - to better communicate the site’s multi-modal capabilities by providing transportation mode selections.

•    improved itineraries - to simplify the trip directions, increase the prominence of the itinerary map, and help users understand and distinguish between their options at-a-glance.

•    increased cross linking - link users with location-based deals and savings.

The updated multi-modal trip planner will also be mobile-device friendly with a specific goroo application to come in the future.

Last year, goroo provided more than 13 million schedules and itineraries to commuters traveling within the region.

More News

Proterra, Michelin develop low-rolling resistance tire for e-buses

The X InCity Energy Z tires help to reduce rolling resistance, increase load-carry capacity and leverage superior traction.

MCI touts 'revolutionary accessibility' of commuter coach, battery-electric plans

Offers modern styling and rider comfort with passenger accessibility via a second door with a low-entry automatic ramp system.

Roam Public Transit celebrates addition of new MCI D45 CRT coaches

The new model features an ergonomically designed spiral entryway, curb-level ramp, and second door that opens into a low-entry vestibule.

GILLIG, Cummins to display battery electric bus at APTA Mobility

The bus initially incorporates the standard 444 kWh battery capacity and supports charging interoperability via industry standards.

TfL orders world-first hydrogen double-decker buses to help tackle London’s toxic air

Twenty British-built zero-emission hydrogen buses, from Wrightbus in Northern Ireland, will arrive next year.

See More News

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