DC Metro and Bus
By Dixon Mobility, LLC
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DC Metro and Bus is the region's most popular dedicated DC transit app. Realtime rail and bus predictions and DC Metro map directly from WMATA (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority), ART (Arlington Transit) and DC Circulator, serving Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland.
-Realtime DC Metro Rail predictions (Next Train) for every Metro station in the Washington DC region with auto refresh direct from WMATA.
-Realtime DC Metro Bus (Next Bus) predictions for every Metro bus stop in the Washington DC region with auto refresh direct from WMATA.
-Realtime data for ART bus (Arlington Transit)
-Realtime data for DC Circulator buses.
-Location based Metro station finder to locate Metro stations nearby.
-Location based bus stop finder to locate Metro bus stops nearby.
-Mapping for DC Metro rail stations and bus stops.
-Save commonly used Metro stations and stops into your Favorites list for easy access.
-Look up DC Metro bus stop predictions directly by the bus stop number.
-Check to see if WMATA is broadcasting any rail alerts or disruptions.
-Access the WMATA DC Metro map to plan your route.
-Upgrade to the ad-free version with in-app purchase.
-And of course, FREE
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What's New in Version 2.1.21
+Performance enhancements and bug fixes.
Attacked on Orange Line
I was stunned when something hit the back of my head. I looked around and found that the only other passengers left on the front car were three young black boys. ( I am a 73 man with a heart condition and mobility issues that require me to use a cane, so I guess I was considered "fair game ") After this was repeated a couple times, I moved up to where I could be behind the plexiglass and seated where I could keep them in view. They kept taunting me and I didn't know what to expect next. At the next stop I tried to get the attention of the engineer by tapping at his door but he just ignored me. When we stopped at Deanwood, I again tried to get the engineer's attention, but he ignored me until the boys departed the train and then refused to notify anyone in the station to try to apprehend them. I continued on to New Carrollton and tried to lodge a complaint but the person on duty there had no interest. What is there to do? Must I carry weapons to defend myself on the Metro system?
When it works it's great... but that occurs sporadically
The app is simple, easy to use, and can be very helpful. However, my experience with it has been terribly inconsistent. It does seem, and I could be wrong, that the updates for trains functions better within D.C. than it does once you hit Virginia. I live near Van Dorn and during single tracking - when trains came every 25ish minutes- we were provided with zero updates for weeks and had to wish for the best during our commutes. In theory that problem should be subsiding now that we aren't single tracking, but it is still inconsistent and often just doesn't show trains coming. Not sure if that is the apps fault or the stations in this area, either way communication between the two needs to improve.
Most of the times it's ok
The real time feature provides accurate information 75% of the time. I've often missed the bus because of it, and other times it says it's coming much later when in reality it's a few minutes. When I see a more than usual wait, I can make an informed decision to whether to wait or take Uber by looking at the planned schedule for the day. Needs improvements but It's still better than nothing.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: May 31, 2017
- Version: 2.1.21
- Size: 58.3 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Seller: Dixon Mobility, LLC
- © 2014 Dixon Mobility, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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