MobileMBTA - The Boston MBTA App
By LuckyBird, Inc.
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MobileMBTA is the FASTEST and EASIEST app for getting around Boston using public transit.
• Quickly look up MBTA routes & stops!
• Real-time bus arrival predictions!
• Get around your city with the ROUTE FINDER. Automatically find the best route between any two locations, including walking AND transit directions!
• View the location of buses in real-time!
• Instantly get the times of the buses you use everyday by saving them to favorites!
• “Street View” ensures that you’re at the right stop by giving you a 360º panorama of what the stop looks like in real life!
• Find nearby stops and routes on the map, in a list, or using the exclusive MBTAVision AR™! MobileMBTA is the only Transit app with Augmented Reality. Use your phone's camera and compass to see where stops are in real time!
• Find out about delays or stop changes with ALERTS & MENTIONS. Alerts & Mentions scans Twitter and MBTA updates for alerts or other information. Find out about delays and stop changes right from the app.
• Full support for both iPhone & iPad (optimized for the iPhone 5). Including full integration with iOS 6 Maps!
What's New in Version 2.1
★ Route Finder smartly sorts results and suggests better routes first
★ MobileMBTA now estimates how much a taxi would cost between routes! Plus, you can call a cab right from the app!
★ Directions stay on the screen after you choose a route with Route Finder!
★ Route Finder directions now include walking directions!
★ Route Picker optimized for larger screen size of iPhone 5 and iPad
★ fixed issue where stops or buses could be drawn too large on the map
★ performance improvements
It's not very user friendly. When I plug in current location them destination, I'm expecting the app to tell me the best route using the MBTA instead it gives me a slew of bus numbers with directions that are literally out of the way. It should be looking for the quickest route and it should allow for adjustments to help. I spent 45 minutes trying to get the app to identify buses that would get me to a location. I already knew there was a bus that drove by my location I just didn't know the number bus. The app kept giving me bus numbers to the far side of the route with a ridiculous amount of time to walk to the location. I eventually found the bus number after driving by the stop.
Best mbta app
Better than the competition
I only like the fact that it helps me beat standing in the weather for a long time but everything else I hate. One time it made miss the bus.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Dec 14, 2012
- Version: 2.1
- Size: 3.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: LuckyBird, Inc.
- © 2012 Cameron T. Saul
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.