Hack My Ride Ideas

GPS tracking of VTA units

People hate waiting for buses, etc. Just GPS track them and provide a web interface that uses a mapping program to geolocate them.

 

Make it less heavy by only showing the location of the bus/train they search for.

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Online, Near-realtime Bus/Train display

I suggest you add real-time, online bus tracking. I'm sure that you're already collecting the GPS coordinates of all of the buses regularly. Now imagine if that data could be overlaid on Bing Maps or Google Maps or Map Quest or Yahoo! Maps.... I could pop open a window, while still at my desk, and have a decent idea if I had just missed my bus... or if the bus was late... or what not. And, for the smartphony users, you ...more »

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