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Trapeze Journey Planner Powers Reykjavík-Based Strætó’s Passenger Information Revolution

Trapeze Group is showing that in the modern age distance is no barrier to the advancement of technology, with a roll-out of its Journey Planner system at Iceland’s largest bus operator, Strætó.

 
 
Straeto's Journey Planner, by Trapeze Group
PRLog - Jan. 24, 2013 - Trapeze Group is showing that in the modern age distance is no barrier to the advancement of technology, with a roll-out of its Journey Planner system at Iceland’s largest bus operator, Strætó.

The Journey Planner provides passengers with full access to up-to-date travel information: not only can they plan journeys and see real-time bus departure information; an interactive live map even shows the positions of all of Strætó’s buses as they travel around the island.

Journey Planner information is available via a website, or one of the company’s branded mobile Apps, which are available on iPhone, Android and Windows Smartphones.  The web version can be viewed at http://s.is/journeyplanner/start.do?lang=en

Strætó Head of Planning and Service, Einar Kristjánsson, is very happy to be able to offer passengers this improved service: “In November Strætó began using Smartphone Apps to enable passengers to search journeys, and see buses and individual stops in real time. These Apps have changed passengers' travel experiences, making them better informed regarding delays etc. In December we followed this launch with the release of a new Journey Planner on our website. This ensures passengers receive the same information, whether they use an App or the website. The Journey Planner gives passengers new opportunities to find journeys, and the searches can be adjusted to each passenger with individual choices such as how fast they walk, and bus changes etc.”

Peter Bell, Managing Director of Trapeze Group in the UK, commented: "Strætó currently utilises Trapeze software to assist with planning, operational and administration processes, so we are extremely happy to expand their portfolio with our latest Journey Planning technology."


About Trapeze Group
Trapeze Group delivers solutions that consider the full 360 degrees of passenger transport. Whether addressing the needs of a single department, an entire organisation, or the community, Trapeze provides some of the most advanced software, intelligent transport systems (ITS) and mobile technologies in the industry. Hundreds of government and commercial organisations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific have turned to Trapeze to realise efficiencies, enhance the quality and scope of their services, and safely transport more people with less cost. Visit www.trapezegroup.com


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Darren Turpin
+44 (0)8445 616 771
darren.turpin@trapezegroup.com

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