TransitScreen Blog

Matt Caywood, CEO

Recent Posts

How I hacked this: TransitScreen

Posted by Matt Caywood, CEO on Jun 19, 2018 11:18:47 AM

In 2006, I was in San Francisco working on a graduate degree in neuroscience. San Francisco is a city that has always boasted a variety of public transportation options - multiple subways, streetcars, buses, and of course cable cars. Even 12 years ago, before Uber, Lyft, bikesharing, and e-scooters, there were a lot of choices, and I had 3 or 4 different ways to get to work.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Company News

Improving data quality with GTFS-realtime validation

Posted by Matt Caywood, CEO on Jun 16, 2017 9:30:18 AM

GTFS-realtime is the emerging standard for bulk real-time transit data. If you’re at a transit agency looking to provide software developers with information to create apps like TransitScreen, you’re probably considering it!

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Topics: Real-Time Information, Company News

We are still in

Posted by Matt Caywood, CEO on Jun 8, 2017 9:35:14 AM

At TransitScreen, our commitment to environmental sustainability is inseparable from our company’s mission. At its core, our product is dedicated to helping people make more informed  decisions about how they get around cities, with the goal of increasing the sustainability of the transportation system, the sector of the US economy with highest carbon emissions.

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Topics: Smart Cities

New Feature: Animation

Posted by Matt Caywood, CEO on Mar 1, 2017 2:37:38 PM

One of our long-term goals is to improve the design quality of information in buildings and other public spaces. Our designers keep abreast of trends, sweat the details, and test the usability of the results — like our new Futura theme, which was recently rolled out to all our customers.

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Topics: Product Updates, Design

How the Physical Web will revolutionize visual accessibility

Posted by Matt Caywood, CEO on Jun 8, 2016 2:04:38 AM

Transportation has changed more in the last 10 years than the previous century. Our mission at TransitScreen is to make information about these proliferating public and private transportation choices accessible to everyone - janitor to CEO, young to old, regardless of what language they speak - to save time and money, and increase the sustainability of our cities. We have found that public information displays have a big impact on transportation choices.

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Topics: Smart Cities, Design, Mobility