Tourists can now see when the next Philly Phlash trolley is coming - Technical.ly Philly

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Aug. 12, 2014 1:00 pm

Tourists can now see when the next Philly Phlash trolley is coming

No more waiting around for that purple trolley to come along — thanks to GPS.

The Philly Phlash.

(Photo by J. Fusco for VisitPhilly, courtesy of the Independence Visitor Center)

Tourists taking a ride on the Philly Phlash can now get real-time updates on where to catch the next trolley, thanks to GPS.

Use the tool

The GPS technology is made by Bethlehem, Pa.-based Saucon Tech, said Albert Lee of the Independence Visitor Center, which operates the Phlash.

Last year, student tech crew nvigor redesigned the Phlash’s website.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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