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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) will test the countdown clocks on lettered subway lines after customer complaints about accuracy.
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The San Joaquin RTD launched a set of audio and tactile maps of transit boarding areas to make it easier for visually impaired riders to use the system.
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SEPTA launched an updated version of its official mobile application that includes real-time updates for Regional Rail.
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Port Authority of Allegheny County (PA) riders now have the option to track light-rail vehicles in real time. This marks the final phase of the rollout of the TrueTime system, which began in 2013 on the bus fleet. “This has been one of the most anticipated items from rail riders for several years,” said interim […]
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Transport for London (UK) is testing software to share information with passengers about Overground train crowding in real time.