MbtaLoc

MbtaLoc

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MbtaLoc Pro is released. The pro version of this app has predictions arrival times of MBTA Bus, Subway and Commuter Rail along with real time locations and a bunch of other great new features.

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This app gets the real-time locations (GPS) of MBTA Buses. It uses the feed provided by MBTA in getting the current location of buses in and around the Boston(neighborhood) and the surrounding areas. You can also use this to know the exact bus location if the predicted time of arrival is incorrect.

Features:
- Real time locations overlayed on Google maps along with the user's current location
- Shows the current direction and the time since the bus reported its last known location (typically 30-40 seconds).
- Live Traffic data embedded onto Google maps so you will know if a bus is stuck in a traffic jam.
- Shows the bus route so that you get a clear idea of where the bus is heading.
- Bookmarking your favorite bus routes for convenience and fast access.
- Added ability to recognize the direction of buses directly from the image.

Instructions:
Go to bus listings - (Can be bookmarked)
Click on the a bus route and you will see the current locations of the bus serving this route.
Clicking on any of the markers provides additional information such as direction and last reported time.

Any feedback and bug reports is much appreciated (option available in the settings of the app). Thanks.

Note: All the data about the buses are provided by MBTA feeds.
(Usage time/activity is collected anonymously for enhancing user experience - Google Analytics)

Recently changed in this version

- Live traffic data embedded onto Google maps.
- Redesigned Settings menu
- UI improvements
- Minor Bug fixes.


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Comments and ratings for MbtaLoc
  • (66 stars)

    by Neil Patel on 15/04/2014

    This is a lightweight app that doesn't use much data. It is also very accurate, and can help me plan out my trip. Used on android 2.3.6.

  • (66 stars)

    by Thomas Gralinski on 07/01/2014

    Let's you know exactly when the bus is coming. Saved me a lot of time and waiting in the cold. Gives updates in a minute or less

  • (66 stars)

    by Yash Ukidave on 21/09/2013

    It is a simple and great app to keep track of the T. Should be used by all boston T users.

  • (66 stars)

    by Kim A Woodruff on 08/09/2013

    Time schedules in real time showing minutes to arrival to arriving now would be a great added plus feature that would make this app outstanding and amazing!

  • (66 stars)

    by Aditya Gupta on 19/08/2013

    Fabulous app! A must have for any serious commuter in Greater Boston!

  • (66 stars)

    by jesse bigham on 27/06/2013

    Oh yaa boston strong

  • (66 stars)

    by Pratik Samarth on 26/03/2013

    Excellet app