December 12, 2008|
There are several websites that I frequent at least once a week for entertainment value (thank you, Zero Punctuation), but there are also several sites that I visit purely for information on a once-a-week-or-more basis. Because I live in DC, one of those sites is definitely the official Metro page.
The website began in 1996, and according to the site, receives over 16 million page views a month. Users can use the site to plan their public transportation trips, read up on emergency alerts, and find out about discount programs and payment plans. Yet, as useful as it was, the site was in need of a major overhaul. Thankfully, as of December 8, my lamentations were heard, and I'm happy to say that I am quite pleased with the result. My favorite parts of the updated site, as well as some screenshots, are after the jump. (more…)