Needs More Work Nice and important app. But the interface needs to be a little more user-friendly. It took me a while to figure out how to use it. And it's still a little frustrating at times when navigating it. Some boarding point stations are not on the schedule, (like 211th Street in Matteson, IL). That happens to be the one that I use mostly. So I have to end up using another boarding station in Matteson to figure out what time the train is coming for 211th Street. Fix them, and the app is worthy of 5 stars.
New Rider As a new Metra daily rider, I found this app to be extremely helpful. It let's you choose your departure and destination points, and then shows all the trains. You can pick any different day from today, and when you click on the train, it shows the stops. Very Helpful!
I'm so disappointed. Ride metra didn't bother to update their schedule to accommodate the holiday and totally screwed up our travel plans. I'm really frustrated. Do not rely on this app for changes in schedules. Uninstalling.
Was useful when it updated. Was a usefulness app when it updated with train time data. As of 4 1.5 build 87 it stopped getting updates with a message 'no data' for each train listed. All other apps have no issues. I thought getting realtime updates was the main purpose for this app :(
No Data All The Time I travel back and forth to the city on the BNSF daily for work. The app never shows me when trains are late and always shows "No Data" for every route. Essentially the app is pointless.
Beats the alternatives Nice UI. Reasonably intuitive. It does what it sets out to do, and I use it fairly frequently. I wish some features behaved a bit differently. For example, just because a train is scheduled to arrive at 7:53 doesn't mean that at 7:54 it should be taken off the list of available trains. Trains run behind schedule for numerous reasons, and that 7:53 train may still be a viable option 5 or 10m later.
• Updated train schedules with the latest data from Metra.
• Bug fixes for Samsung phones running Android Marshmallow (version 6.0 and later).
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