Track Your Bus Online

A global positioning system called NextBus enables riders to check the moment-by-moment progress of busses.
November 4, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"NextBus is used by 32 transit agencies in 10 states, including the Glendale Beeline. The system also tracks water taxis in New York City, streetcars in Portland, Ore., and trains and trolleys in San Francisco.... About 95 buses in Ventura County, operated by six agencies, carry a NextBus rooftop satellite locator and radio transmitter...

Riders can access this real-time information on a computer, on a cellphone equipped with a web browser, on a personal digital assistant or from three dozen monitors at stops throughout the county."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Tuesday, November 2, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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