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]
A handful of new RSS feeds have been added to Metro’s website for subscription. The new feeds can be found on Metro RSS Feeds and join existing feeds for The Source, El Pasajero, Metro News Headlines, Metro Library Transportation Headlines and Metro Library Primary Resources. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication – it’s a [continue reading]
Lan-Chi Lam is the Interactive Design and Strategy Manager at Metro. She will be writing occasional posts to update readers about Metro’s use of technology to communicate with our customers. Mobile Web As of December 2011, 30 percent of all web traffic visiting metro.net came from a mobile device (smart [continue reading]