Here’s the news from Metro’s tech team about NexTrip: Metro is currently upgrading its bus fleet management system (ATMS) on all of its fleet vehicles. Nextrip bus arrival service is temporarily affected during the transition, the Nextrip system is currently providing arrival predictions based on scheduled information (vs. real-time location [continue reading]
You’ve requested it and we’re listening – Metro has added an additional Twitter feed for service updates addressing elevator service alerts. @metroLAelevator will be reserved for announcing elevator outages — and when they’re back in service. Along with @metroLAalerts, these two Twitter feeds are a great resource for customers with [continue reading]
The update was posted earlier this week to the iTunes store. Here are the links for the iPhone app, the iPad app and the Android app. Here’s a rundown of the revisions: iPhone/iPad •Compatible with iOS6 •Schedule data is updated •New iPad-centric user interface •Minor bug fixes Android •Schedule data [continue reading]
We’ve known for several months this was coming: the operating system that runs the most recent iPhones and iPads (known as ios6) has been updated with a new maps application. Gone are Google Maps and public transit directions, replaced with a map app by Apple that kicks public transit to [continue reading]
As some of you may have seen by now, metro.net is having problems this afternoon and, to be perfectly blunt, isn't working. I think The Source is okay as long as people access the blog directly and don't go through the Metro website. The tech team here at Metro [continue reading]
I like the ability to quickly see freeway information signs. Here’s the news release from Caltrans: SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today announced it has launched Caltrans QuickMap, an online service that provides California motorists with real-time traffic and travel information that will allow them to make better decisions about how to [continue reading]
A new version of Metro’s mobile app for iPhones and Androids is available for download! Go Metro Los Angeles v2.2 is a significant update with new features and technical upgrades. Some of the new features are described below. Download from App Store Now Download from Google Play Now Android & iPhone [continue reading]
Hello Source readers, its been a while since I’ve updated you on metro.net happenings and new stuff — well, here they are, enjoy! Interactive Maps & Infographics! A few new interactive maps and infographics have been added to Metro’s website, the maps use Google Maps API and are usable on [continue reading]
Hi folks. I’m off the grid for the rest of the day although we’ll have a couple of posts later. Keep cool, thanks for reading and riding and we’ll catch up on Monday.
The update for the iPhone version of the app is now available for free from the iTunes store. The Android version of the app also has the update. To learn more about the app, see this previous post.