|By Business Wire||
|June 17, 2014 01:27 PM EDT||
TextMarks, a leading provider of group SMS communication services, today announced it is powering text messaging capabilities for Transfort, the City of Fort Collins, Colorado’s public transportation provider, giving riders a convenient way to receive up-to-the-minute bus time information.
To help make bus information more accessible, and to more closely align themselves with their vision of providing easy, modern transit, Transfort recently rolled out several new rider tools and technologies. With TextMarks, Transfort now offers the ability to request and receive actual GPS-based bus arrival times via text.
“Our mission is to provide exceptional, customer-focused service that meets our community’s present and future needs,” said Timothy Wilder, Service Development Manager at Transfort. “Real-time bus information delivered through TextMarks’ automated SMS responses allows us to provide information our customers want, directly to their mobile phone, no matter what type of phone they have.”
Transfort riders can text TFORT followed by a stop number to the easy-to-remember short code 41411 and receive back bus arrival times in real-time. Stop numbers and these simple instructions are conveniently posted on bus stop signs throughout the city. Riders also have the option of being notified by text shortly before their busses arrive, allowing them to minimize time idly waiting.
“Our integrations with major transit middleware providers and rollouts with many of the largest transit agencies in the U.S. make it clear that TextMarks has become the go-to source for enhancing transit services with SMS,” said Dan Kamins, Chief Executive Officer of TextMarks. “TextMarks is helping transit agencies modernize, reduce costs, and provide a greatly improved experience for their riders.”
TextMarks’ fully-hosted SMS solution and simple, easy-to-remember short code are supported by all major US Carriers. TextMarks API supports dynamic, request/response text messaging through customizable transit and GPS integration. To learn more about how TextMarks can help, call 1-800-696-1393 or visit www.textmarks.com.
TextMarks’ SMS Communications platform allows transit agencies, small businesses, brands, churches and other nonprofits to reach communities and customers through group text messaging. Since 2006, TextMarks’ easy to use web interface, robust API and reliable service has enabled thousands of customers to build their businesses, increase engagement and deliver timely information to more than 10 Million users in the U.S. For more information about TextMarks, visit www.textmarks.com or call 1-800-696-1393.
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