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Roger L. Cauvin
Dadnab launches text messaging service for transit riders
A Dadnab user sends a text message with an origin and destination to a designated e-mail address. Seconds later, the user receives a text message with the optimal routes and times to get to the desired destination.
Roger L. Cauvin, founder and operator of the service, is a frequent user of public transportation.
“I created the Dadnab service to make public transportation more convenient”, Cauvin says.
“I used to spend several hours a week studying bus schedules to figure out the most efficient way to get around. Using the Web to plan my trips helped when I had access to the Internet, but now I can simply use text messaging from my mobile phone,” explains Cauvin.
In addition to entering their origins and destinations, Dadnab users can include desired departure or arrival times in their queries. Instructions, examples and support are available through Dadnab’s Web site.
The service is
“I grew up in the Bay Area and have used public transportation all my life,” says Stacey Lashley, a consulting manager at Hewlett-Packard.
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