Metro asks riders to create apps

May 4, 2010

Information about the next bus to the Issaquah Highlands could someday be available from the Apple App Store — and developed by a Metro Transit rider.

Metro has offered behind-the-scenes data to tech-savvy riders to develop Web or mobile phone apps to make riding buses easier and more convenient.

Metro opened up the data about bus schedules and routes to independent programmers April 1. Metro offers the data free of charge to anyone who agrees to the terms of use. Learn more about the program here.

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Metro asks riders to create apps

April 8, 2010

NEW— 6 a.m. April 8, 2010

Information about the next bus to the Issaquah Highlands could someday be available from the Apple App Store — and developed by a Metro Transit rider.

Metro has offered behind-the-scenes data to tech-savvy riders to develop Web or mobile phone apps to make riding buses easier and more convenient.

Metro opened up the data about bus schedules and routes to independent programmers April 1. Metro offers the data free of charge to anyone who agrees to the terms of use. Learn more about the program here.

Read more