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Clever Commute LIRR Strike Command Center

Clever Commute LIRR Strike Command Center

Welcome! Clever Commute is the #1 source of information about mass-transit commuting. We are an on-line service, offering free and premium products for commuters…and B2B services for the media / enterprise. Here is a link to all the resources you may need Clever Commute datafeeds – Real-time updates from LIRR commuters Alternatives to the LIRR –Read more about Clever Commute LIRR Strike Command Center[…]

LIRR Strike Info – Real Time Datafeeds of Commuter alerts

LIRR Strike Info – Real Time Datafeeds of Commuter alerts

Welcome! The links below give you real-time access to the alerts which are being shared by LIRR commuters! These are industry-standard XML feeds which you can view in any RSS reader. Please visit the Clever Commute LIRR Strike Command Center for more resources. Please note: Here is a link to technical info about the feeds These linksRead more about LIRR Strike Info – Real Time Datafeeds of Commuter alerts[…]

Inside Track – Track Number Predictions

Inside Track – Track Number Predictions

For trains departing NY’s Penn Station, the transit providers have a stated policy of releasing each train’s track number assignment “10-15 minutes prior” to the scheduled departure time. However, that is a guideline…not a guarantee. Some trains are announced just a few minutes in advance. Also, there are instances where the train number is known byRead more about Inside Track – Track Number Predictions[…]

How we help when there are LIRR “track changes at NY Penn” and NJT “single tracking”

How we help when there are LIRR “track changes at NY Penn” and NJT “single tracking”

The problem: Some widespread transit issues can be identified purely by technology (e.g., when 30% of NJT trains are listed as “STAND BY”). However, other issues benefit from user input. When “the latter” happens, we need a way to quickly publish/share the info with interested commuters. The solution: Clever Commute technology will now “listen” forRead more about How we help when there are LIRR “track changes at NY Penn” and NJT “single tracking”[…]