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Metrobus Launches Text and Email Alert System
Metro has released an email and text alert system for Metrobus, so riders can be notified why they have been waiting half an hour for a bus to show up, The Washington Post reports.
From the Post:
Metrobus users can sign up online to get service information on a maximum of four lines. It can be sent to their mobile devices, pagers or desktop computers. The alert system will operate between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m weekdays.
Metrorail already has an alert system like this in place, but our favorite aspect of the new system is that it can be sent to a pager (anyone still using those awesome instruments?). To sign up for the new service, click here.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/metrobus_launches_text_and_email_alert_system/5220.
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