This application provides information about Washington DC transit. It locates nearest transit stops, provides directions to those stops and real-time GPS-tracked transit arrival predictions, schedule and alerts.
o Washington DC
- Metro Rail Stations
- Metro Rail Station Entrances
- Metro Bus stops and routes
- DC Circulator stops and routes
- Capital Bike Share Locations
o Map Content
- Select the Map Content button on the map to select layers to display on the map. Select as many layers as you want to display.
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 (for the supported transit agencies) anywhere in Washington DC
o Real time metro bus vehicle locations
o Real time circulator bus 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 Get directions from your current location to any metro rail entrance
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.