Thursday, October 22, 2009

Why does (San Diego's) local transit system tweet?

Follow @sdmts on Twitter

Do you want to be in the know on the latest San Diego MTS news and alerts? Are you looking for quick travel tips for public transit? The answer could be following @sdmts on twitter! We'll keep you up to date on the latest budget news as well.

We know you don't have to be a daily rider to care about public transit for the future in San Diego -- advocates of public transit in San Diego can follow on twitter to get MTS news fast.

You can get these updates on your phone, in your email and online, making you in the know on San Diego's transit news. You'll always know the future of San Diego's transit and how to get from point A to point B -- though remember that using the Trip Planner or calling 511 is the best bet to get quick answers.

On San Diego MTS' twitter page, you can see who @sdmts is following. San Diego MTS Riders are always on the go -- be it to school, work or play. They are timetable savvy and they know just where they are going. Best part is, they are tweeting about it on We will retweet their messages when they offer travel tips for navigating San Diego's streets.

What is Twitter? is a completely FREE social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates (known as "tweets"), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. Posts can contain links (you may shorten them at sites like and links to pictures using services like twitpic.

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