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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Because who wants to download something? I like mobile-enabled websites personally

GO Transit shutting down app, pushes riders to mobile site

GO Transit has retired its mobile app in favour of its mobile website for smartphone users. The app, which was designed in conjunction with Ryerson University, had technical issues that couldn’t be resolved without “significant” work, said Metrolinx spokeswoman Anne Marie Aikins. 

There had been discussions of retiring the app earlier but nothing was firm until…

4 comments:

Outburst said...

Good move, I guess, since the app was clunky to use or didn't work most of the time. Long time coming though.

Bicky said...

There's no mention of the GO Tracker! That's an awesome tool and needs more publicity. Works great on a smartphone and the desktop version will show where the trains are along the route and if there's delays.

I like the mobile website. Never downloaded or used the app.

Squiggles said...

Never used the app (though it was downloaded to a tablet), but I hope that they continue with the text message alerts. I use/rely on those the most.

RonNasty said...

I have a Blackberry. What's an "app"?