Release Notes: What’s new in Architect Beta 1.2

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We’re constantly updating our products at TransLoc. Sometimes we’re adding new features or functionality. Sometimes we’re fixing bugs. But always, we’re striving to make our products more valuable to the people who use them. Release notes have a reputation for being boring, but we hope these change your mind. Ours give you the facts, and provide tangible, actionable takeaways—free of jargon … Read More

Making Life Easier: In-Advance Scheduling for TransLoc OnDemand

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TransLoc OnDemand In Advance Scheduling Image

When we formally announced TransLoc OnDemand in late September of last year, we had served 10,000 rides, all of which were handled, well, on-demand. In other words, a rider requested a ride and a vehicle came to pick them up ASAP. As of today, we’ve served over 75,000 on-demand rides and now we’re thrilled to extend OnDemand to allow riders … Read More

How TransLoc Gets You There with Uber and Public Transit—It’s Uber Simple

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TransLoc Uber initial design concepts (may change with final release).

We know you’re curious, so we want to give you a sneak peek at how the TransLoc Rider with Uber integration will work. The best part? It’s as easy as opening the TransLoc Rider app! First, open TransLoc Rider (or download it if you haven’t already). The app will autolocate you and your closest public transit stop. If you’ve never … Read More

Demand-response transit is LIVE: TransLoc OnDemand

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TransLoc OnDemand is a go, people. Get excited about it. No, really. We’ve officially launched with three university Safe Ride programs across the nation and already hit 10,000 rides! The OnDemand program soft-launched only a month ago, and we’re seeing crazy results, including a 49% decrease in dispatcher calls (at Emory University) and a 12% decrease in rider wait times (way to … Read More

Making an Impact: Why TransLoc helps riders communicate with transit agencies

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TransLoc helps riders communicate with transit agencies

It seems so simple now.  Showing moving vehicles actually moving.  And it is. But 10 years ago, it wasn’t. 10 years ago, before Uber and the iPhone and Twitter, showing moving buses actually moving was unique. And we were doing it. And all we wanted to do was tell everyone about it. When I first joined TransLoc as an intern … Read More

Create targeted service alerts in Traveler

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TransLoc Traveler Inform

We are continuing our mission of making transit the first choice for all by creating a powerful section of Traveler called “Inform.” Inform gives transit administrators the ability to communicate directly with the riders, based on a rider’s route and stop preferences. The first feature of Inform is “Alerts.” Now agencies can proactively alert the specific passengers that are affected … Read More

Create custom time filters in Traveler

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TransLoc Traveler Save Custom Filter

Today we’re rolling out custom presets, a feature that makes time filter presets even more powerful. Until now, Traveler has had a pre-made list of useful hour, day, and month combinations. Now you have the ability to create custom presets allows you to filter and save any combination of dates, hours, days and months so you can quickly return to … Read More

TransLoc Android App Released

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After the release of our free iPhone app in April 2010, Android users began clamoring for their own native app. The time is finally here: we have officially removed the “beta” label from the free TransLoc Android app.