Text messages let commuters know about problem areas.
This week, City of Santa Clarita
Transit makes it easier for commuters to stay informed
of unforeseen changes to their specific route through U-Text.
U-text is a text messaging service that allows commuters to subscribe
and receive mobile phone text alerts when there are urgent changes to a
“A lot can happen in the time it takes our commuter users to
get from the office to their bus stop such as large detours, significant road
closures, and major traffic delays. Now through U-text, the City of Santa
Clarita Transit can keep our customers informed of
unexpected, last-minute commuter route changes at all times,” commented Mayor
To subscribe to U-text, simply send a keyword text message to
41411, select the commuter route you want, and begin receiving urgent commuter
text updates from City Transit. Keyword options include: sctransit747,
sctransit 791, sctransit 792, sctransit793, sctransit794, sctransit795,
sctransit796, sctransit797, sctransit798, and sctransit799.
U-text is only for emergency route notifications and will
not replace emailed Rider Alerts and Transit e-Notify subscriptions. U-text
subscribers will only receive text alerts regarding their chosen commuter
route. Standard text messaging rates apply. Please check with your service
provider for applicable charges.
For more information regarding U-text, please contact Alisha
Celestine, City Communications Specialist, at (661) 25-4307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.