MTA Text Message Alerts Coming Next Year?


At least you’ll know when a light drizzle shuts down your subway line: The MTA could have a text-message alert system in place by next spring, Metro New York reports, pending a RFP.

This is a no-brainer, but the MTA had better not stop there with its digital upgrades. The agency needs to retool its pathetic Web site with real-time traffic/delay info and set up a functional mobile Web portal sooner than later, too.

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