Monday, July 13, 2020

CTA expands real-time information for riders

The Chicago Transit Authority (IL) is increasing the real-time service information provided to customers on its network of digital advertising screens. The post CTA expands...

Capital Metro tests app to provide real-time info to blind riders

Capital Metro (TX) is testing a program that uses beacons to to provide real-time bus info and service alerts to riders who are blind...

Rhode Island may silence talking buses

Rhode Island legislators filed a bill requiring RIPTA to silence "talking buses" in residential areas after Newport constituents complained about the noise. The post Rhode...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: New safety app for St. Louis transit riders, more MTA countdown clocks, and partnership for autonomous bus technology. The...

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