The Latest In Bus Tracking Systems

San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency is adding GPS units to all lines within five years.
December 30, 2001, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Digital signs mounted inside the Fillmore Street bus shelters, which are connected to a bus-tracking satellite system, answer for Detwiler the one question that vexes all public transit riders: When is the next bus coming?.. Using global positioning satellites, the system displays arrival times in stations and at bus stops. NextBus also allows people with most wireless phones, some handheld computers, Palm Pilots and two-way pagers with Internet access to track their rides through the Web site www.nextbus.com."

Thanks to Transport-Policy List

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Published on Saturday, December 22, 2001 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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