MetroTransit DC by Demetris Christou (Universal)
Released: Apr 20, 2012
Version: 4.3.0
Size: 24 MB
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MetroTransit DC

Demetris Christou
This application provides information about Washington DC transit. It locates nearest transit stops, provides real-time GPS-tracked transit arrival predictions, shows transit alerts, transit vehicles locations, and complete route information. All this information is displayed on a customizable map, you can choose as much information to display.

Transit Agencies:
- Metro Rail Stations
- Metro Rail Station Entrances
- Metro Bus stops and routes
- DC Circulator stops and routes
- Capital Bike Share Locations
- DC Streetcar

Main Features:
o Nearest Washington DC Metro Rail stations
o See all the entrances to Washington DC Metro Rail
o Nearest DC Metro Bus stops
o Nearest DC Circulator stops
o Real time train/bus arrival time estimates for any bus stop or DC metro station
o Nearest Capital Bike Share Stations with latest information about available bikes and empty docks
o Find any bus stop or train station anywhere in Washington DC
o Real time metro bus vehicle locations
o Real time circulator bus vehicle locations
o Real time DC Streetcar arrival predictions
o Nearest DC Streetcar stops
o DC Streetcar vehicle locations
o All the content is displayed on a unified map, which allows you to see a complete picture of the DC transit system
o See transit agency alerts such as delays, elevator/escalator incidents, and any other alerts issues by the transit agency
o Search for a Metro Bus stop by stop ID or route name
o See the complete list of stops for each direction of a route
o See the complete route of a bus along with the stops on a map
o See the current location of a route’s buses on a map
o Add any train/bus stop or route as a favorite for quick access
o See what bus routes or train lines are served by a stop

The stops can be displayed in two different views:

o Map view
This view uses your current location and locates the nearest stops, which are then displayed on the map. You can select a stop to see the routes or lines served by that stop & real time arrival estimates or schedule. Changing the region displayed by the map shows the stops available within that region.

o List view
This view displays the stops as a list grouped by transit agency.

By selecting a stop or train station from either the map or the list view you can view the transit arrival time estimates or schedule for that stop.

This application is designed with an intuitive and effective UI that provides a plethora of functionality, which is helpful to both the savvy DC commuters and tourists.

What's new in version 4.3.0
- Metro stations on map include name along with color coded icon
- Added search to route and stop list screens
Our verdict: Ok
  • MetroTransit DC is a poorly rated app (2.5-star).
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $1.99.
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