Announcements

Where’s my bus? New software allows ValleyRide users to know exactly where it is

Boise & Garden City – December 29, 2015 –  ValleyRide’s new online “bus locator portal” will allow riders to use smart phones and other devices to view precisely where their bus is on its route. In fact, an interactive map will show all the buses circulating on 26 routes throughout the Treasure Valley. “As a small urban system, we are…

Transit Agencies Macatawa Area Transit (MI), Nankin Transit (MI) and Wake Coordinated Transportation Services (NC) Win Excellence in Action Awards at RouteMatch Software User Conference

Atlanta, GA – November 17, 2015  – RouteMatch announced the winners of its Excellence in Action awards at the company’s Annual User Conference held in Atlanta, Ga. The Excellence in Action awards recognize RouteMatch clients who have demonstrated achievement in measurable efficiencies and effectiveness using RouteMatch technology. Judging was performed by more than 300 peer transit professionals who attended the…

RouteMatch Software’s Annual User Conference Brings Over 330 Attendees to Midtown Atlanta to Discuss Transformative Transit Solutions, Network with Peers and Participate in 75 Breakout Sessions

Atlanta, GA – November 16, 2015 – RouteMatch Software brought together over 300 transit professionals to Atlanta the last week of October at the Loews Hotel in Atlanta. Clients from across the United States, Canada and Australia attended over  75 different sessions covering topics for demand response and fixed route users, cloud computing, automated fare collection, coordination, funding strategies, customer…

Vermont’s Urban and Rural Transit Agencies to Use RouteMatch Software’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Platform

September 9, 2015 – Montpelier, VT and Atlanta, GA – The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) in partnership with Vermont Public Transit Association (VPTA) and RouteMatch Software today announced that nine public transit agencies covering the entirety of the State of Vermont will use RouteMatch Software to streamline demand response operations through its Cloud-based ITS platform. RouteMatch is also equipping a…

Xpress buses to offer “find my bus” technology

September 1, 2015 – Xpress commuter bus riders will soon be able to get real-time information about where their bus is located and how soon it will arrive. Starting in early 2016, customers can access the information through a mobile app on their smartphones or via the website for Georgia Regional Transportation Authority, through a partnership with Atlanta-based RouteMatch Software. Passengers…

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership (BGCAP)/ Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Service Improves Medicaid Trip Management with RouteMatch Software

Atlanta, GA and Frankfort, KY – September 1, 2015 – Blue Grass Community Action Partnership (BGCAP) and its Bluegrass Ultra-Transit Service (BUS) Program, a demand response and Medicaid brokerage transit provider, recently turned to RouteMatch Software to help them expand trip capacity and offer more routes as well as improve Medicaid trip management. By employing new technology such as tablets for automated vehicle…

GRTA Partners with Atlanta-based RouteMatch Software to Provide Xpress Riders with Real-time “Find My Bus” Technology

Atlanta, GA – August 25, 2015 – The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority announces that it has partnered with Atlanta-based RouteMatch Software to provide riders of its Xpress commuter coach service real time information of bus location and arrival times through a mobile app on their smartphones or through the GRTA web site. Customers will also be able to set up personalized text…

Transforming ADA Accommodations to a Way of Life

  When public transportation industry manufacturers, suppliers, engineers and architects first learned about ADA, the response was, “What’s this involve for me?” Over time, though, that approach has become “What’s this involve for everyone?” Bus, rail and other vehicle makers, along with station designers and companies making seats, wheelchair restraints and electronic notification technologies, say increased thinking about—and collaboration with—other entities about how to meet the…

RouteMatch Clients Via in Boulder (CO) and Ride- On Transportation in San Luis Obispo (CA) Selected for 2015 FTA Research Funds for Mobility Services for All Americans (MSAA) Deployment Planning Projects

“The FTA announced five planning grants totaling close to $800,000 for projects that showcase promising technologies and practices that improve travel planning and coordination for people who need specialized transportation. Mobility Services for All Americans (MSAA) Deployment Planning Project grants are awarded to selected local and regional organizations to plan coordinated mobility services. Funded projects use intelligent transportation systems to…

Harbor Transit Adopts RouteMatch Software’s Integrated Automated Dispatching, Scheduling and Mobile Data Solution to Improve Operations and Ridership Service

Atlanta, GA and Grand Haven, MI – June 8, 2015 – Harbor Transit, one of the longest-serving transit providers in the Great Lakes region, announces their transition to RouteMatch Software’s automated dispatching and scheduling system, paired with tablet mobile data devices. “We are so excited to launch our new system,” says Sue Thomae, Compliance Manager at Harbor Transit. “We are…