Jump to content
Attention: In order to reply to messages, create topics, have access to other features of the community you must sign up for an account.

Text message alerts in LIRR's future


Recommended Posts

Text message alerts in LIRR's future

Sometime in the next couple of years the MTA hopes to give Penn Station commuter rail riders sitting in their offices instantaneous information on what platform their train is at and what time it's leaving, an effort to reduce rush hour crowds at the terminal, the agency's director of special projects, William Wheeler, said Tuesday.


Following the disastrous rainstorm in August that shut down the subways, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority hired an outside company earlier this year to send subway and rail riders text message service advisories. That service has yet to arrive, but would be somewhat clunkier -- with a time delay -- than the real-time information Wheeler is hoping for.


Full story: amny_logo.gif icon_offsite.png - April 23, 2008

Link to comment
Share on other sites


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.