Engrain Launches TouchTour Transit™ to Bring Live Multimodal Public Transit Data to Multifamily Residential Communities

Real-time information feed to be delivered through strategic partnership with TransitScreen

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Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2014

Engrain, the leader in touch screen property tour and resident interaction systems, has announced the release of TouchTour Transit. This addition to the TouchTour® product line will utilize data provided through a strategic partnership with TransitScreen, a pioneer in real-time transit information displays.

TouchTour panels and standard digital display screens in apartment and condominium communities in a growing number of U.S. cities will have the ability to provide up-to-the-minute information on local public transportation. The live feed will show details on all nearby transit options, including bus, train and subway lines as well as bikeshare and carshare availability.

“Many people are reluctant to use public transportation simply because they don’t have easy access to comprehensive information on the choices available,” said Melissa Pasquale, vice president of product development at Engrain. “TouchTour Transit will remove that hurdle in communities that have our panels. We’re excited to be working with the TransitScreen team.”

TouchTour Transit can be used with existing TouchTour systems and digital displays, or with new installations.

“Our immediate goal with TransitScreen data is to help a person get from point A to point B,” said Ryan Croft, vice president of business development at TransitScreen. “But the broader vision is about educating people, encouraging behavior change and getting more cars off the streets. This partnership with Engrain, and the ability to inform residents in multifamily communities as they begin their travels, is perfectly aligned with that vision.”

About Engrain

Engrain is a leading provider of immersive touch screen technology and award-winning digital branding and design services within the real estate market. Its TouchTour® system is used at some of the most respected properties in the country. Based in Denver, the company works with clients throughout the U.S. and Canada.

For more information, please contact Audrey Bolema, director of business development, 303-903-3863 or audrey(at)engrain(dot)com.

About TransitScreen

TransitScreen is a privately held transportation software and digital signage company and a pioneer in providing real-time transit information displays. The TransitScreen service is a live, real-time display of all transportation options at a specific location (including subway, bus, train, bike share, and car share). Founded in 2012, TransitScreen makes transit information more accessible, viewable and engaging so that commuters, visitors, residents and employees can make informed transit decisions. TransitScreen is a Transportation Demand Management (TDM) solution to create sustainable, walkable, bike-able cities of the future and inform citizens, promote behavior change, and reduce parking and traffic on city streets. Today, thousands of people live and work in institutions, organizations, companies and shops displaying our multimodal transit information. Visit http://www.transitscreen.com, or follow TransitScreen on Twitter (@transitscreen) and facebook.com/transitscreen.


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