I've had this app for years and it really just keeps getting worse. The first versions were quite good, but the only time I use it now is if I'm getting on a line that I don't have a paper or PDF schedule for. People don't want to click through five steps to find the next train. They don't want to wait for schedules to load. And they don't want to have an app try to pull GPS while they are in a building. Make it show the train times easily and put the flashy stuff somewhere else.
For a personally-made app (not from Metra), I am impressed at the accuracy and detail. I use this app nearly every day. I agree holiday schedules are not included, but since it isn't Metra's app, I wouldn't expect updates for the Air and Water Show or Lollapalooza. I see this more as an electronic Metra book customized for my stops with live updates on train delay times. Thank you for the great work! Update: I understand what the developers are trying to do with the fancy new dashboard, however, the app lags and doesn't work as solidly as it used to. Here's hoping they are getting the kinks out.
This app is completely unreliable! Due to nonexistent times posted on this app, I've been late to work. Imagine standing on a platform, in the middle of winter waiting on your train to arrive in 2 minutes and your train arrives, then passes you by. And the next one does not come for an hour!!! I called Metra and they do not tale responsibility for this app and the incorrect information it provides. Do not use this app!!!
Instructions are vague. Once you figure out how it can be used, it's not bad. You must know what route you are going to use before you can figure out which route you must use. Diffinitly made for people familiar with Chicago. Out of towners will find it difficult at best.
The new app is horrible and it loads extremely slow. Since prices are going up maybe shift some money into a better app.
I used to be able to pick my local station, now it forces me to the wrong station. It may be close to me but it's not the station I catch the train on. Looking for a new app I guess.
This release includes a lot of changes based on feedback from you, so keep 'em coming!
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- Changed trip duration to the arrival time on the Dashboard
- Minor bug fixes
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