FTA names RTS website with Google Transit “Innovative Practice for Increased Ridership”

A new website, linked to Google Transit, and featuring downloadable schedules for PDAs, iPods, and mobile phones, has been part of more than 30% year-over-year ridership boost for Redwood Transit System in Northern California.

See more features and information here, FTA: Innovative Practices for Increased Ridership.

A new bus pass program also helped boost ridership, and the new website and Google Transit pushed ridership numbers up even further, attracting great press, and helping new and potential riders to understand schedules.