Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Google expands crowdsourcing to add accessibility info to maps

Google is turning to its users to help update the accessibility information in its Maps feature.Google Maps already indicates if a location is wheelchair...

Weekend round-up

ICYMI: SEPTA asks riders to name new announcer, critics find alternatives to Dodger Stadium tunnel, and Transit app adds crowdsourced info. The post Weekend round-up...

Tech helps fuel growth in intercity buses

Researchers at DePaul University say technology has helped fuel growth in the intercity bus market, according to a new study. The post Tech...

MBTA integrates bus stop data with mobile app for blind riders

The MBTA has fully integrated the data from Bluetooth beacons along two bus routes with the latest version of the BlindWays mobile application. The post...

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