Monday, January 09, 2006

(BW) Digital Recorders, Inc. CEO Excited about Google's New Online Tool to Plot Efficient Public Transportation Routes

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2006--Digital Recorders, Inc. (DRI) (Nasdaq:TBUS), a technology leader in transit, transportation, law enforcement, and security digital communications systems, announced today that the recent deployment of Google Inc.'s (Nasdaq:GOOG) Google Transit Trip Planner, which is being beta tested with the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), is a significant, positive step in improving public transit passenger services.

"We believe the Google Transit Trip Planner is a step in the right direction for the public transportation industry. Google, Inc. certainly should be commended for this bold step. We also commend TriMet for taking part in the beta test of this new online tool," David L. Turney, the Company's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, said. (more)