Moovit adds Greater Dayton RTA to growing list of partner cities

Posted on August 23, 2017

A screenshot of the Moovit app, a real-time crowd-sourced public transit app, recently launched with the Greater Dayton RTA. Photo courtesy of Moovit.
A screenshot of the Moovit app, a real-time crowd-sourced public transit app, recently launched with the Greater Dayton RTA. Photo courtesy of Moovit.

Moovit, a real-time crowd-sourced public transit app, announced the addition of Dayton, Ohio to its list of partner cities, making it the 1,500th location to be added in under four and half years.

As the state of Ohio’s greenest fleet of diesel, hybrid diesel, and electric trolley buses, the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provides more than nine million passenger trips a year.

Moovit, which was named Google’s top local app in 2016, mixes available public data, including transit timetables and live information, with crowd-sourced data from its more than 70 million users and 180,000 local volunteers.

The app enables Mooviters, local volunteers, to “map” the transit information in their communities by using Moovit’s proprietary local editor tool to add transit stops, routes, timetables, and other information on the app.

Dayton is one of nine cities added to Moovit so far this August. Moovit has recently added cities in Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, and Poland and plans on launching in Gopiapo, Chile soon. On average, the company launches in a new city every 15 hours.

RTA has added the Moovit app to its website and encourages its riders to download the free app on their iOS or Android smartphones.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Proterra's 35-foot Catalyst passes Altoona Testing with record battery capacity

Distortion tests at the Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center with 440 kWh of onboard energy storage

BAE Systems achieves a milestone of two million zero-emission miles

Delivering battery-electric, fuel-cell electric, and electric-hybrid systems for transit buses in major cities across the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

BYD delivers 20 battery-electric buses to Ecuador

The bus fleet service operation is expected to eliminate 12.8 tons of CO2 emissions and the consumption of 2.9 million gallons of diesel.

Axalta Coating Systems increases support for HD Repair Forum

The event aims to foster growth and progress in the heavy-duty collision repair industry through the exchange of knowledge, experience, and feedback from all industry stakeholders.

New Flyer unveils CHARGE H2 hydrogen fuel-cell buses

The company is the only manufacturer to offer both a 40-foot and 60-foot fuel cell-electric model that qualifies for federal funding.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

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


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