Tag: MTA

BusTime to Service All of New York City

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that its open-source BusTime project will go live in Staten Island, and looked to expand coverage to all five boroughs by 2013.  This provides more opportunity for New Yorkers in various parts of New York City to ascertain real-time bus locations. For more about the Staten Island release, please …

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First Quarterly Webinar a Success

On November 16, 2011, the Transit GIS Clearinghouse webinar series got off to a successful start through Michael Frumin’s presentation of MTA’s real-time bus tracking and customer information system, which hosted 140 attendees. The MTA presentation is the first in a series of quarterly webinars that will be hosted by NCTR’s Transit GIS Clearinghouse. In …

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Real-Time Bus Tracking and Customer Information in New York City: MTA’s Open Approach to Doing it Faster and Cheaper

UPDATED Webinar Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 1:00pm-2:00pm EST Webinar Description: This Webinar will explain Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA) approach to developing its real-time bus tracking and customer information system (branded “MTA Bus Time”) for its fleet of 6,000 buses and 2.5 million daily, bus riders in New York City.  Mr. Michael Frumin will discuss …

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