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Women’s March May Test Transit, Moovit To The Rescue

Women’s March May Test Transit, Moovit To The Rescue

When millions of people convene this weekend for the Women’s March in New York and all over the country, there’s bound to be uncertainty about how to get around the city. Transit systems on weekend schedules will be put to the test.

The march is meeting at the north west corner of 72nd & Columbus at 10:45 am, which starts at 72nd & Central Park West. The rally starts at 11:30 at Central Park West & 61st/62nd street. The full block in front of the stage (61st to 62nd on Central Park West) will be reserved for those with disabilities. The march starts around 12:30EST and will go past Columbus Circle, East on 59th Street, and South on 6th Avenue with exits at 45th/44th/43rd streets. 750,000, are expected to March

Moovit is here to help. Moovit the world’s #1 transit app, is free to download on iOS, Android and the Web, and helps anyone who rides mass transit get around easier and with more convenience. Moovit makes real-time transit changes directly to its app, especially for big events like the Women’s March 2018, to provide the best route regardless of changes to transit service, and helps reduce transit chaos caused by such events.

Moovit is a simple solution to give riders the smoothest journey and the best data available, including real-time transit arrivals and departures, as well as a step-by-step GPS-like guide, perfect for folks who rarely ride transit or out-of-towners.

Moovit users are able to:

  • Easily navigate to/from entry/exit points

  • Search “Women’s March,” to locate route/events

  • Identify the route by the Women’s March 2018 logos on the map

  • Plan trips to/from the event locations

In New York City, the entrance and exit points to the March route are also marked in addition to the start and finish points. Moovit has also marked accessible entry points and all all stops that are out of service during the March have been taken off the system to ensure the most accurate trip plans without any confusion.

With more than 100 million users in 1,800 cities in 79 countries, and more than 250,000 volunteer local editors (we call them “Mooviters”), Moovit amasses  half a billion transit data points a day. This anonymous data accumulation has resulted in the world’s largest repository of transit data, which Moovit returns to its communities.

Moovit (www.moovitapp.com) is the world’s largest transit data and analytics company and the #1 transit app. Moovit simplifies your urban mobility all around the world, making getting around town via transit easier and more convenient. By combining information from public transit operators and authorities with live information from the user community, Moovit offers travelers a real-time picture, including the best route for the journey. Named Best Local App by Google in 2016 and one of Apple’s Best Apps of 2017, Moovit launched in 2012 and surpassed 100 million users in five years.

Moovit amasses 500 million anonymous data points a day to add to the world’s largest repository of transit data. The data gathering is aided by Moovit’s network of more than 250,000 local editors called “Mooviters.” These passionate users help map and maintain local transit information in cities that would otherwise be unserved. Mooviters account for 65 percent of the hundreds of cities Moovit opens every year and make Moovit the Wikipedia of Transit.

Moovit is an early pioneer of Mobility as a Service (MaaS). The company helps people change the way they consume mobility by fully integrating other forms of transport, such as local bicycle services, into its app. In 2017 Moovit launched its Smart Transit Suite of products to help cities, governments and transit operators improve urban mobility in their cities.

Moovit is available for free on iOS, Android and the Web in more than 1,800 cities, across 79 countries, and can be used in 44 languages. More than 100 cities and global events, including Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics, have made Moovit their official transit app.

 

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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