Thursday, May 28, 2020

MTA welcomes spike in social media callouts

The Metropolitan Transportation Agency welcomed the dramatic increase in mentions on social media, saying the posts provide valuable feedback. The post MTA welcomes spike in...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: Elon Musk keeps digging under LA, NJ TRANSIT adds surveillance cameras to rail, and RIPTA gets funds for...

Chicago bomb-sniffing dog is a social media star

A bomb-sniffing police dog in Chicago keeps the CTA safe by day and is an Instagram star by night. The post Chicago bomb-sniffing dog is...

CTA keeps station heaters going after social media complaints

Despite an unseasonably cold April, CTA turned off its rail station heaters on March 31. Social media outrage convinced the agency to turn them...

How New Yorkers stay connected underground

A year after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority completed its cellular and WiFi network in subway stations, customers are staying connected. The post How New Yorkers...

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