Suburban Express specializes in weekend transportation for college students. Because we focus on a niche market, we provide the best possible service for college students travelling home for the weekend.


  • Primary server-side engine for the newer code that provides a RESTful interface is all written in Ruby.


  • An older ticket purchase system as well as nearly all management tools are still written in PHP. It's a long process to migrate away from it given available development resources.


  • New customer-facing pages make heavy use of jQuery to enhance Javascript usability, provide cross-platform compatibility, and ease of coding.


  • Primary relational database which holds all schedules, customer information, ticket purchases, and transactions.


  • Primary web server, delivers PHP-rendered pages as well as static HTML content. Ruby CGIs deliver objects to browser-side code using REST/JSON


  • Some legacy code is written in Perl


  • Basic version control for progress tracking and rollback when necessary.


  • Sending marketing emails to existing customers



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