Friday, January 30, 2009

Maybe the Third Time's the Charm

1996: New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority gives up on a project to provide real-time arrival times for buses.

2009: MTA calls it quits after a $14 million pilot program which they said the times were inaccurate.

Will we ever get bus arrival signs? The new bus stops, designed by CEMUSA, include a small, rectangular box on top of the adspace for future inclusion of such a sign. The added height to the covering of the bus stop because of this extra box lets in more rain and snow, and now that these signs won't be in place, it just seems annoying. What a waste...

>>>NY1:MTA Pulls The Plug On Bus Tracking, Again


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