At a cost of roughly $40,000, the Denver Regional Transportation District implemented a voice-recognition system that lets riders know if their bus is on schedule.

12 December 2001
Denver,Colorado,United States

Summary Information

The Regional Transportation District in Denver, Colorado, implemented a voice recognition call-in system called Talk-n-Ride which enables transit riders to call a toll-free number and check if their bus or train is on time. The system also provides information on the scheduled arrivals of the next three buses.

The cost to implement the system, approximately $40,000, did not include the cost for tracking bus location.

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RTD introduces Talk-n-Ride

Author: Butler, Mary

Published By: The Daily Camera

Source Date: 12 December 2001

System Cost

System cost: $40,000 (2001).


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Cost ID: 2003-00024