Case Studies

Case Study: A Brand Lift for Libations

Objective To raise awareness, of both the Crafthouse brand and the physical locations where the premixed cocktails could be sampled and purchased. Additionally, to reach riders in the vicinity and drive them to Crafthouse’s mobile-ready location search page. Strategy The various locations selling Crafthouse were widespread throughout the city. Custom geo-targeting was used to make […]

Featured Clients

Lyft – $20 in Free Rides for Commuters

CommuteStream is excited for its campaign with Lyft! Their ride-share service is a great alternative for commuting that “last mile”. Look out for the banners below – one click/tap will lead new riders to a free $20 credit. Select riders are finding these banners on their favorite Metra/CTA transit tracking app! Lyft: About CommuteStream: CommuteStream aims to redefine […]

Transit-Mobile Advertising

Who Rides Public Transit (and Who Cares)?

As a CTA rider in Chicago for the last 15 years, I have been keenly aware of the diversity that can been found on public transit. In fact, the economic melting pot that is the CTA was actually part of what drew me out of rural Illinois and into the big city. There’s just something […]

Transit-Mobile Advertising

The Origins and Future of Transit Advertising

Transit Advertising (aka Transit Media, or Transit OOH) is typically categorized as one of the four major forms of out-of-home advertising… it’s essentially any advertising placed in, on, or around transit. According to this thesis by James Hind, the earliest evidence of Transit Advertising in the US dates back to 1850. Back then New York had […]

Transit Apps

Transit Stop Adds 3 More

Transit Stop: Chicago was the first iOS app on the CommuteStream network. Kramer Concepts, LLC has decided to triple down this month by adding their Minneapolis, DC, and LA apps to the CS network. We’re proud to have app partners that are passionate about transit and make top notch apps. Transit Stop: Minneapolis Metro Transit […]

Transit Apps

6 New Apps, 6 New Markets

One of our most prolific app publishers, Raging Coders, has just added 6 new apps to the CommuteStream Ad Network. This will expand our coverage to transit agencies in Minneapolis, Washington, Maryland, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle, and Miami-Dade. Here are the details on each app: Transit Tracker – Minneapolis / Saint Paul (Metro Transit) By: […]

Transit Apps

4 New Transit Apps – August 2015

Transit Tracker – CTA By: Hillman Apps Transit Tracker – CTA allows riders to take advantage of the Chicago Transit Authority’s Bus Tracker API, download route schedules, and define alerts for CTA routes and stops; get a notification when a vehicle on a specific route is approaching or arriving at a particular stop. Play Store […]