CMU’s public transit app expands to Android devices

Carnegie Mellon University has expanded a project that tracks the location of public transit vehicles using riders’ smartphones. The university has released an Android version of Tiramisu, the application that allows riders to tell other riders where and how full buses are…
The project, announced in July with an iPhone app, has been growing steadily, with riders providing information about more than 11,500 trips. The Android release should further boost participation, said Aaron Steinfeld, a senior systems scientist in the university’s Robotics Institute.