The latest addition to our Next Bus service is the Preferences feature. You may have noticed when visiting Next Bus recently that there’s new a pop-up screen informing users that they can now choose how they want time displayed in respect to bus departure times as well as if they prefer text or map view as a search default. Previously, the service only provided a countdown to bus departure times. Users also had to choose either text or map view for every search they conducted.
The addition of preferences is a result of customer feedback, including the feedback provided by Buzzer readers to our blog post asking how we should display time on the new Next Bus.
In other mobile news, we’re still planning for a summer/fall release of our predictive times API. Stay tuned, everyone!