Clever Commute Blog

You want an example?

You want an example?

Simple as that… 4:14 PM: a commuter posted an alert on his line to share what he heard on the train “Conductor just announced single-tracking in/out of Penn” Clever Commute Artificial Intelligence technology recognized that an alert about “single-tracking” is something that affects users on all NJT lines. We therefore automatically re-shared it to all of our NJTRead more about You want an example?[…]

Managing the “Good News” alerts at the start of your commute

Managing the “Good News” alerts at the start of your commute

The Heads-Up feature sends Premium users the official view of their commute at the user’s stated travel time. Some riders want to suppress those alerts. To accomplish that, they may use another Premium feature: the ability to stop notifications from any given user. How to: When you see such a message in Recent Alerts, tapRead more about Managing the “Good News” alerts at the start of your commute[…]

The New Year resolution I made last January (130 fixes and enhancements in the first 3 quarters of 2019)

The New Year resolution I made last January (130 fixes and enhancements in the first 3 quarters of 2019)

For 2017 and 2018, I was publishing a new version of the app on a somewhat-monthly schedule. There were so many features to add…so many opportunities. It was energizing. But the majority of these things focused on the NJ commuting experience. To be clear, a lot of work is always needed on the infrastructure usedRead more about The New Year resolution I made last January (130 fixes and enhancements in the first 3 quarters of 2019)[…]

A (official) ‘heads up’ before you commute

A (official) ‘heads up’ before you commute

At the start of your commute, this feature sends an alert (per your notification options) to let you if your provider says things are GOOD SERVICE (LIRR/Metro-North) or On or Close (NJ Transit) . This matches what you see at Service Status at your (train) provider’s website. E.g.,  http://mta.info or www.njtransit.com Example: Of course, ifRead more about A (official) ‘heads up’ before you commute[…]