Real-Time Arrival Data Coming to Philadelphia Bus Riders

Philadelphia's public transit system is preparing to launch a new service that makes bus and train arrival times available to riders' handheld devices.

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August 7, 2009, 8:00 AM PDT

By Nate Berg


The Internet-based service will include real-time data on bus locations and their expected arrival times.

"SEPTA has also previously announced plans to release a new system called Next To Arrive, a website that will let users check when the next train will arrive at any given regional rail station.

With these moves, SEPTA is joining other major transit agencies throughout the country, which have focused on providing riders with an increasing amount of real-time information."

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