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TriMet Twitter town hall to tackle budget

Event, to be hosted by GM Neil McFarlane, is part of a comprehensive outreach effort to hear from the public on the agency's FY 2013 budget which includes a $12 to $17 million shortfall. An interactive guide will let the community weigh in on potential fare increases and service cuts to help close the budget gap.

Are public tweetings in your future?

What if you set up a meeting to get public comments on your transit system’s proposed fare increase or service changes and nobody came? I’m sure that’s the case for many transit systems. What if there was a way to reach out to your customers directly without all the hassle that goes into a public meeting?

NTSB on Twitter, YouTube

Will use the Twitter account to communicate with those interested in its investigative work and advocacy programs to enhance transportation safety. The YouTube channel will be a one-stop resource where the NTSB's advocacy video messages, transportation accident animations and other video products can be accessed.

Twitter largely untapped by campus bus services

One exception is Auburn University’s Tiger Transit in Auburn, Ala., which uses Twitter to inform student riders about issues with the transit system, such as route delays, temporary stop relocations and when the transit system itself has to be temporarily shut down.

D.C. Metro launches Facebook page

Information about Metro, upcoming events like scheduled track work and YouTube videos are posted on the page. RSS feeds show real-time information about Metrorail and Metrobus service disruptions.