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New MBTA website beta testing

Postby StefanW » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:11 pm

https://beta.mbta.com/

It's full of real-time information, and has a very modern, streamlined design.

Note at the top it says "Submit your thoughts to help us make the best possible website for you."

I like how the "Find nearby stops and stations" is right at the top, and if you click the blue arrow button you'll get all the stops & routes in order of distance away. (That's assuming you let your web browser send your location to the website.)
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Re: New MBTA website beta testing

Postby RenegadeMonster » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:24 pm

Nice,

Thanks for posting this :-)
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Re: New MBTA website beta testing

Postby diburning » Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:40 pm

I don't have anything negative to say about the site.... but then again I don't have anything positive to say either.

I feel that it would be less cluttered if they used tabs instead of dumping everything onto the front page.
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Re: New MBTA website beta testing

Postby BostonUrbEx » Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:13 pm

As far as I can tell, they haven't updated it since its initial launch. My interpretation is that it is supposed to be mobile-friendly, instead of having a separate mobile website. I hate mobile websites and this one in particular seems like garbage, to me. To each their own, but I just don't think it's all that pretty or, more importantly, user-friendly.
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