Businesses entice customers with real-time transit information

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Bus riders waiting for a ride along Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing, Queens are noticing a new sign on the exterior of Yee Mei Fong Bakery.

It provides schedules for the nearby bus. The Ultra Sign Corp recently began making and installing the signs for businesses using the real-time information data from the MTA.

Tien Wang is a bus rider and engineer. He created the software and hardware for Ultra Sign Corp.

Other companies are using the information to create apps and signs. Roadify and Moovit are apps to check out.

The NYC Department of Transportation is testing a real-time information sign at a bus stop in Staten Island.

Beginning March 9th, real-time bus route information from bus routes in all boroughs will be available.

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