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When Southern Rail (UK) turned over its Twitter account to a 15-year old intern for an afternoon, the results were unexpected.
June 15 is national Dump the Pump Day and here are a few ways transit operators are encouraging people to try transit and thanking existing riders.
On June 6, Waze will expand its carpooling application across California, allowing drivers and passengers with similar routes to share rides.
ICYMI: NJ Transit to add 360-degree cameras on buses, BART tests tech for hearing-impaired riders, and BostonBRT sponsors “Beauty and the Bus” campaign.
The Toronto Transit Commission (ON) is launching an etiquette campaign this week using real tweets from customers to encourage good behavior.
When protesters converged at major U.S. airports last weekend, several transit operators used Twitter to keep their customers informed and to offer support.
UB researchers have quantified the correlation between subway ridership and social media posts and suggest that transit can use the info to improve service.
ICYMI: Metrolinx ads Twitter feeds for rail lines, TTC tweets out new bus paint scheme, and Subway Therapy display will last a little longer.
Caltrain (CA) is using its social media platforms to remind customers that courtesy counts.