App harnesses the crowd for more accurate public transport data
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Fresh from covering the City of Calgary's Bluetooth-based system for alerting car owners to congestion in the city we came across a similar spotting. Moovit utilizes user locations to determine accurate arrival times and commuter crowding. Those riding on public transport can open up the app – which is free to download on both the App Store and Google Play. Moovit will then monitor their position and use the information to determine the route they are travelling on. Combining their data with transport information provided by the city, Moovit is able to alert users to congestion on the road or…
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