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.
The Go Metro app finally landed in the iTunes store and is now available for free download for iPhones. The app is also available for iPads. The app has also been available for Android smartphones in the Android Play store since late last month. Here’s our post from last month [continue reading]
[UPDATE] The Android app update is available for download NOW (!) from Google Play. As many of you know, the new Go Metro smartphone app recently debuted in the Android store — here’s a Source post about the app’s many fine features. Since then, we’ve received some great feedback and have [continue reading]
[UPDATE] We’re still working on the final technical revisions with the Apple Store’s Tech / QA group. Its a day-to-day process, but we hope to have this resolved soon. Thanks for your enthusiasm and we can’t wait to get you the app. — Lan-Chi Lam (Metro Web & Mobile Manager) [continue reading]
In a recent NPR – Marketplace story, travel writer Patrick Symmes talks about an experiment he’s conducting with bikes and GPS trackers — you see Symmes has had seven bikes stolen, and he’d had enough! In a lengthy write-up for Outside magazine, the journalist attaches GPS trackers to ‘bait’ bikes [continue reading]