GoTriangle Launches Nation’s First Multi-Agency Real-Time Transit Technology

GoTriangle, an information partnership of regional public transportation agencies and organizations, will launch GoLive, a free automated tool that provides public transportation riders with real-time arrival predictions. GoLive will be on the first regional, multi-vendor, real-time project in the nation that integrates several transit agencies trip information into one mobile and web interface which allows for the seamless planning of trips using public transportation in the Triangle region. TransLoc, a Triangle-based company, developed this technology.

GoLive will provide real-time location for Triangle Transit, Chapel Hill Transit, Durham Area Transit Authority, Capital Area Transit and North Carolina State University’s Wolfline buses. Cary’s transit system, C-Tran, will be available on GoLive in late fall.       

GoTriangle — As a regional transportation information resource center, GoTriangle coordinates the services of local and regional public transportation providers with a goal to provide a key information for more seamless transit to people traveling between cities and counties in the Triangle region. Services are provided through the GoTriangle family: Raleigh’s CAT, Cary’s C-TRAN, Chapel Hill Transit, Durham’s DATA, Triangle Transit and NC State University’s Wolfline.

TransLoc — Since 2005, TransLoc has a track record of utilizing transit GPS data to develop and deploy elegant, user-friendly web and mobile tools for transit passengers and administrators of more than 30 transit systems across the country. By delivering real-time transportation and location information, TransLoc is developing the next generation of passenger information systems that offer riders a safer, more comfortable and convenient transit experience, and gives transit operators a more efficient, appreciated transit system.

DRI Corporation — DRI Corporation, a digital communications technology leader in the global surface transportation and transit security markets, manufactures, sells and services electronic information display systems that help increase the mobility, flow, safety and security of public transportation agencies and their passengers.