Franklin launches app to track transit in real time

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced June 6 the Franklin Transit Authority has launched Passio Go to help users track buses in the city.

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced June 6 the Franklin Transit Authority has launched Passio Go to help users track buses in the city.

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During the June 6 Transportation Summit hosted by Williamson Inc., Franklin Mayor Ken Moore announced the city's newest addition to its transit program: Passio Go, a mobile app to help passengers track and get alerts for buses operated by the Franklin Transit Authority.

Users can find their routes by selecting Franklin Transit Authority within the app and select individual stops to find when the next bus is expected to arrive. The app also shows buses moving in real time so riders can see how far away it is.

"We're really excited about this additional piece of technology coming forward," Moore said. "60% of our ridership on the Franklin Transit Authority are people going to work, so this is going to help them be there on time and give them more confidence whenever they take transit."

Passio Go can be found in the iTunes App Store and on Google Play.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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