PublicRoutes redesigns website

PublicRoutes.com, a directions-based
Web resource, is expanding its services to provide
complete navigational resources for public transportation throughout the
Chicago metropolitan area.
  The presence in Chicago is coupled with the redesign of the original
PublicRoutes.com website, which initially launched in June 2006 in New York
City. The website now features state-of-the-art, patent pending technology
with unsurpassed speed and accuracy. PublicRoutes.com provides users with
point-to-point directions for all modes of transportation—from CTA buses
and trains to driving and walking directions.
  “From its gorgeous waterfront to its soaring skyscrapers, Chicago has
always been known as a thriving city with strong traditions and historic
landmarks and we are proud to offer a comprehensive resource for navigating
the city streets,” said Marc Sellouk, CEO of PublicRoutes.com. “What we
provide at PublicRoutes.com is a single source to help anyone—tourists,
residents, commuters—determine the fastest and most accurate way to get
where they’re going—whether that’s getting to and from work, going to
sporting events, shopping, sightseeing or enjoying several other Chicago
area attractions.”
  Merging all a city’s resources into a free, easy-to-use website,
PublicRoutes.com also allows users to obtain information and door-to-door
directions to the city’s top points of interest including restaurants,
tourist attractions, sporting arenas and nightlife venues. In addition, the
website offers a one-stop resource to search for, compare and book hotels,
flights and vacation packages for those visiting Chicago as well as other
travel add-ons including car services and tickets to events.

  The website’s advanced features include:

  * Local Guides: For anything from airport car services to local
    restaurants to area attractions, PublicRoutes.com provides an extensive
    directory of local businesses and vendors that allows users to create
    itineraries, maps, and detailed directions to and from selected
    locations within seconds.

  * Local Area Traffic Alerts: Site users can get up-to-the-minute traffic
    alerts for best transportation decisions.

  * SMS Capability: Users can receive directions and city information via
    text messaging directly to their mobile phones.

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  * Flights, Hotels and More:  Powered by Travelocity, this feature on
    PublicRoutes.com allows users to book airplane tickets and hotel
    reservations and offers vacation packages, last minute deals for all of
    the country’s top destinations, tickets to popular attractions and much
    more.
  “As local search becomes more popular and a part of everyday web
browsing, our new website technology provides one, complete resource for
anyone looking for city-specific travel information and straightforward,
error proof navigation,” said Roy Moussaieff, Vice President of
PublicRoutes.com. “Chicago has some of the country’s most impressive
landmarks and hard-working citizens and with the 2016 Summer Olympics a
strong possibility for the city, PublicRoutes.com provides a tool for
exploring all of what the city has to offer. We are looking forward to
bringing the same user experience, advanced functionality and accurate
directions to additional markets around the world.”
  PublicRoutes.com will soon expand to serve more cities within the U.S.
and internationally. For more information and to access the new
PublicRoutes.com navigation resource, please visit
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