In February 2011, in the middle of an especially rough stretch for the commuters, I asked (1) message volume – does this service generate “too much” mail for you? (2) message content is it helpful to know – if trains are crowded? – if the heat is on? Thank you for taking the time toRead more about New Haven Line – How are we doing?[…]
We use Twitter 3 ways Account What you get @clevercommute This is the account for the Clever Commute company @clevervent See funny/angry messages send by commuters (Learn more) All these follows! Route-specific accounts you can follow (sorry…you can’t send alerts via Twitter)
Clever Commute provides a way for commuters to use their smartphones to help each other by sharing real-time alerts & updates with fellow travelers.It started with a handful of commuters here in NJ…and has now become a part of the fabric of the daily commute in the top commuting markets. Now serving CHICAGO…in addition toRead more about What’s new at Clever Commute? Plenty![…]
We are thrilled to share a link to a Clever Commute story from NJ’s largest newspaper – The Star Ledger. And…it’s the Sunday edition! We are featured prominently on page 1 of the NJ section. It’s been a great day…with lots and lots of new people signing up. Welcome aboard!
A few weeks back, we told you about a new feature that would actively seek to find and eliminate duplicate messages in the Clever Commute system. We continue to phase it in…but in case you are interested, here is an example from today’s commute (on NJ Transit Northeast Corridor Line – the largest commuter railRead more about “Too much e-mail”?…Not from us 😉[…]
Here is how it works: If user A tries to Send an alert which is similar to a previous messge from user B” the app will pop-up a message with details of B’s message to expain that they are potentially sending a duplicate. User A then has 3 choices Edit their message…and therefore differentiate it fromRead more about How we manage duplicate messages[…]
Some Clever Commute communities are experiencing what we call “a good problem” as follows: when there is an issue, we may see several mails which effectively share the same update. Here at Clever Commute, we’ve anticipated this challenge…and have a solution at the ready. We’ll be rolling it out in the next week or so,Read more about A quick note re: “Too much mail”[…]
The idea: “What track is my train on?” delivered to your inbox! (for NJ Transit Trains from Penn Station and Metro North Trains from Grand Central) More info How to sign up: a. Go to https://www.clevercommute.com b. Click on “Find your line” c. Change “Select provider type” to “Trains (track numbers)” d. Select your carrierRead more about Yet ANOTHER free service – Track Number Announcements[…]
Asking via e-mail and blog is one way…but maybe you’d like to see a video?
It was a terrible night for NJ riders. Overall, the Clever Commuters did a great job of helping each other. Our systems handled the volume well…and lots of new people have signed up. Overall – we broke all records. What can I say when I see thousands of strangers helping each other? It’s awesome toRead more about About Tuesday Night on NJT (with observations for all)[…]