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Real-time transit data in demand

By Robbie Webber A recent study has shown that real-time arrival data for buses does indeed boost transit usage. And several cities have discovered that they don’t have to do all the work of getting the information into riders’ hands. Although regular transit riders love the convenience of

Update: Group challenges alleged patent-trolling that targets transit systems

By Eric Sundquist In April, SSTI reported that a firm called ArrivalStar was asserting patent rights to a bus-arrival announcement system it claims to have invented, demanding that transit agencies and delivery companies pay for the right to use bus- and train-arrival apps and other tracking