Ready-Made Social Media Posts About Transit

Want to let your followers know about Transit? We have a series of pre-made social media messages for you to use.

They include suggested copy, plus images sized specifically for Twitter and Facebook. You can view the complete set of images, or scroll down to view them one by one.

These images are not to be modified

These images are for use as-is and should not be modified before use. If you'd like to modify the images in any way, please email us at partners@transit.app before publishing.

Feel free to choose the messages that work best for you, and post them in the order and schedule you prefer!

  1. Introducing your riders to Transit
  2. See ETAs on the home screen
  3. Swipe right or left to change directions
  4. Track real-time vehicle locations on the map
  5. Transit+ multimodal trip planning
  6. Crowdsourced real-time information with GO
  7. Step-by-step directions with GO
  8. Set favourite lines
  9. Subscribe to service alerts
  10. Get alerts about your stop or station
  11. Set favourite destinations
  12. Vehicle crowding information
  13. Crowdsourced crowding information with GO
  14. Step-free accessibility
  15. Football-themed promotion

Want to create your own social media images?

That's great! We've got some intel to help you make it happen, as part of our how-to guide for marketing material featuring Transit. You can check it out here.

We also have header images, which you can use as a background for your social media profiles:

How do I link to Transit?

Step up your link game and resist the temptation to use transitapp.com in your social media posts like a noob! We've got a better URL so riders can download the app in a snap. It's easy: click here to start using your own custom URL!

(1) Introducing your riders to Transit

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It's official! 🤩
We're endorsing the aptly-named @transitapp as our new official app.
1. See where your ride is 👀
2. Find the fastest possible trips 👌
3. Get easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions 🗺
4. All that and more 👉 Link to Transit using your custom URL

(2) See ETAs on the home screen

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When's your ride coming? Use @transitapp to get upcoming departure times for all your nearby lines.
1. Open the app
2. There they are!

(3) Swipe right or left to change directions

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Make sure you're pointed the right way on @transitapp: swipe left 👈 or right 👉 to see upcoming departure times in each direction! 🚍↕️🚍 Link to Transit using your custom URL

(4) Track real-time vehicle locations on the map

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Is your ride 30 minutes away? Or 30 seconds? Find out in real time with @transitapp. Just tap your transit line to watch your vehicle approach, on the map! 🗺📌 Link to Transit using your custom URL

(5) Transit+ multimodal trip planning

Is this feature available for your riders?

Before committing a social media faux pas, confirm that Transit+ is available for your riders. Transit+ suggests trips that combine public transit with bikeshare, scooters, personal bikes, and ridehail services such as Uber, Lyft, and Via. It suggests connections to rail, ferry, and limited bus services. Learn more about Transit+ or email us at partners@transit.app if you have any questions.

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So many ways to get around. What's the fastest + cheapest? Plug your trip details into @transitapp to see if there are other modes (like bikeshare 🚲) that can speed up your trip on public transit. Link to Transit using your custom URL

(6) Crowdsourced real-time information with GO

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Better real-time data is here! Tap the "GO" crowdsourcing button on @transitapp to share the exact location of your ride, with riders down the line. The app will even show you how many fellow riders you've helped 😊 Link to Transit using your custom URL

(7) Step-by-step directions with GO

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Taking an unfamiliar route? 👋🤓
Enter your destination into @transitapp & tap GO: it'll tell you when to leave for the stop, when to hurry up (if you're late 🏃💨), when to disembark & transfer!
Like GPS, but for public transit 🚍 Link to Transit using your custom URL

(8) Set favourite lines

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Don't worry: if you follow the links above, we also have a version spelled "favourite" for non-Americans!

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No more scrolling, squinting, searching: when you use @transitapp, press the "star" button for your favourite transit lines.
You'll get alerts about disruptions, and see that line's ETAs as soon as you open the app! Link to Transit using your custom URL

(9) Subscribe to service alerts

Is this feature available for your riders?

Before committing a social media faux pas, confirm that you provide service alerts to your riders. You can send service alerts with an open data feed, or using the Transit Dashboard. Learn more about service alerts or email us at partners@transit.app if you have any questions.

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If there's a service disruption, we want you to know ASAP so you can plan around it. Download @transitapp and subscribe to alerts for your lines — you'll get a push notification whenever service on that line changes 👊 Link to Transit using your custom URL

(10) Get alerts about your stop or station

Is this feature available for your riders?

Before committing a social media faux pas, confirm that you provide stop-based service alerts to your riders. You can send service alerts specific to affected stops with an open data feed, or using the Transit Dashboard. Learn more about stop-based service alerts or email us at partners@transit.app if you have any questions.

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Hyper-local alerts are here! 😍
Download @transitapp, then tap the ⚠️ icon to see if any stops on your route have disrupted service — it's the simplest way to plan around detours. Link to Transit using your custom URL

(11) Set favourite destinations

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Whether it's work 💼 home 🏠 daycare 👶 the gym 🏋️ studio 👩🎤 or your guilty pleasure 🍔 — you don't have to type the address into the trip planner every time you plan a trip! Just add a location as a favorite on @transitapp for easy, one-tap directions. Link to Transit using your custom URL

(12) Vehicle crowding information

Is this feature available for your riders?

Before committing a social media faux pas, confirm that you provide vehicle crowding information to your riders. Learn more about how to get crowding information in the app or email us at partners@transit.app if you have any questions.

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Want to know if social distancing is possible on your 🚍? Good news: we now share real-time crowding info, right inside @transitapp.
You can use the app to check crowding before you board, instead of waiting to peek inside the window 👀  Link to Transit using your custom URL

(13) Crowdsourced crowding information with GO

Is this feature available for your riders?

Transit will launch this feature in October 2020 for transit agencies that have officially endorsed Transit as their app. In the weeks after, it will be made available to other transit systems. This crowdsourced information supplements data from agencies' on-board Automated Passenger Counters (APCs). Learn more about how to get crowding information in the app or email us at partners@transit.app if you have any questions.

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How crowded is that bus? 🚌👀👈
If you’re on board… well, you know already. Now, tell riders down the line — before they head to the stop. 🏃💨
Tap GO in @transitapp. You can update your bus’s crowding status. Fellow riders will ❤️ you for the update. Link to Transit using your custom URL

(14) Step-free accessibility

Is this feature available for your riders?

Transit uses accessibility information about stops and trips from agency GTFS feeds, and can batch modify accessibility information upon request. Please confirm with us that your agency’s accessibility information is accurate before promoting this feature. Learn more about Transit’s accessibility features or email us at partners@transit.app if you have any questions.

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How crowded is that bus? 🚌👀👈
If you’re on board… well, you know already. Now, tell riders down the line — before they head to the stop. 🏃💨
Tap GO in @transitapp. You can update your bus’s crowding status. Fellow riders will ❤️ you for the update. Link to Transit using your custom URL

(15) Football-themed promotion

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Gain some yardage with @transitapp, our odds-on favorite app. It’s got the pinpoint precision of a laser-armed QB 🏈🎯 to help you connect 💪 Download Transit today! Link to Transit using your custom URL

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