Port Authority to use new, real-time data in route upgrades

Pittsburgh – When the Port Authority of Allegheny County updates its routes in March, it will for the first time use real-time data from buses to make adjustments it hopes will be more responsive to rider needs…
 The Port Authority also plans to launch a real-time communications system by the end of the year, Ritchie said. A website or app would allow users to track a bus’ location so they know exactly when it will arrive, instead of relying on preposted schedules that often are inaccurate.