Commute Boston - MBTA
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Download size3 MB
- Windows Phone 8.1
- Windows Phone 8
- Windows Phone 7.5
- phone identity
- owner identity
- location services
- photo, music, and video libraries
- data services
- phone dialer
- movement and directional sensor
- web browser component
- HD720P (720x1280)
- WVGA (480x800)
- WXGA (768x1280)
Supported languages (1)
English (United States)
Commute Boston brings you real-time MBTA, Charles River and MIT transit updates while leveraging beautiful Windows Phone's Metro styling. Know exactly when your ride arrives and what stop you should be heading to. Set up favourites screens for your most frequent home, work or school commutes. Be sure where the bus takes you and where you are on the route. Enjoy clean and simple UI. * Real-time predictions of bus and streetcar arrival to the nearest stops based on your GPS location * 3 transit systems * Up to 5 next arrival times at your finger tips * Customisable favourites screens * Interactive route map * Neat and friendly interface
3/23/2015I used this for two or three years and its been a great app, but as of March 20, 2015, it no longer works. All busses report "na" as the next arrival. Hope this gets fixed.
8/20/2014Stopped working on most buses from oak grove.
1/10/2014Falls short in many respects, also is only valuable for busses and there are other better apps available.
11/24/2013Great feature - looks for all stops close to you :)
10/23/2013Super helpful when it works -- crashes sometimes -- and it's all greyscale. I wish it had this cool orange colour to it! We need more coloured app tiles, if you ask me; it's a shame that so many developers choose to go with the user-defined theme/colour instead of their own.
8/21/2013Great app, works well, please just make the live tiles higher res- a bit of an eyesore. Thanks!
7/18/2013Good app, clean interface, the map is very helpful to avoid typing in the stop everytime.
6/27/2013Generally pretty good, with a couple of major flaws: Pros: * Nice UI * Support for MIT busses in addition to MBTA (including the silver line) * Shows time to arrival for several busses and stops at a glance Cons: * Does not properly support busses that have alternate night/weekend routes (this is why I took two stars off). These busses will simply report no arrival time * No obvious way to load custom screens directly (it will always attempt to find your location upon opening) * No way to contact the developers at all If the developers fix the bus issue, I'd change this review to a 5 in a heartbeat. As it is, I have to use two different MBTA apps.
6/10/2013I love the tile/logo & title (too long in app list but w/e). Searches nearby stops, so it's a good companion to other apps. But if I could search the bus lines by number (not to mention track the T), it'd be vastly improved!