Users can ask Alexa when the next MBTA bus would arrive using the stop id. You can find your stop ID at http://www.mbta.com/rider_tools/realtime_bus/ or from the bus stop sign. This is an opensource project on https://github.com/sajingeo/askMBTA Example Interaction: User: “Alexa, open Boston T. Time” Alexa : “Welcome to the Boston T-time app Please tell me your stop I D, and route number For example my stop ID is one four one nine and route number is sixty nine”. User: “my stop id is one four one nine and bus number is sixty nine”. Alexa: “The next bus 69 bus towards Harvard, will arrive in 5 minutes".
May 12th 2016