ANAHEIM, Calif., May 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) and transit tech leader Routematch are partnering to provide a mobile app for riders that will increase the ability for visitors and locals to enjoy area attractions easily and efficiently in Anaheim and the surrounding communities.

ART provides shared public transportation services to and from local theme parks, sports venues, shopping destinations, performing arts centers and hotels throughout The Anaheim Resort® area. Operating through an exclusive franchise agreement with the City of Anaheim, ART plays an integral role in easing traffic and improving air quality throughout The Anaheim Resort®.   

ART operates fixed route services in and around the resort, to South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa and Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park. Approximately 9 million passengers are served annually via the organization’s fleet of 82 clean-fuel vehicles.

Through Routematch’s mobile application, passengers will be able to plan their trips, schedule on-demand ride services and purchase tickets for theme parks, sporting events and other local attractions.  

“At ART, we are driven by this vision, and are always looking to advance our system and services. By working with Routematch, we will be able to bring our customers a travel experience that will allow real-time passenger demand to area attractions as well as the ability to buy tickets to The Disneyland® Resort or other sporting events and venues seamlessly in a single mobile application. We are truly excited about this next phase in our transportation system and what it will bring for our community,” stated Diana Kotler, ART Executive Director.

Routematch Vice President of Transit Solutions Pepper Harward agrees, “This is an exciting time for public transportation. We are delighted to have the opportunity to partner with ART to bring on-demand and personalized services in Anaheim to create an experience centered around convenience, accessibility and mobility for the visiting individual or family but also for the community at-large.”

The Anaheim Transportation Network’s mission is to enhance transportation options by delivering reliable and efficient transportation solutions. ATN’s commitment to customers consists of integrity, customer service, can-do spirit, communication and partnerships. 

Routematch’s mission is to develop human solutions that focus on real people and impact the quality of life for those individuals and communities through flexible and scalable tech tools that connect agencies to their futures and riders to their opportunities. Its transit technology solutions range from Demand Response and Fixed Route to Payments, Mobility On Demand, Apps for Riders and Mobile Ticketing.

Anaheim Transportation Network 
Press Contact: Diana Kotler 
O: 714.563.5287
E: dkotler@atnetwork.org

Routematch
Press Contact: Melissa Vidakovic
O: 404.998.5568
E: melissa.vidakovic@routematch.com