WMATA Bus/Rail Pick-up Times Online

WMATA may have Metrorail train departure time signs at the entrances to metro stations, but that doesn’t help if you are trying to decide when to leave work or home to make the next train with the least wait.

Into this comes the Metro’s latest techno-gadget: real-time Metrorail and Metrobus information online.

While the Metrobus timing is limited to only a few lines, the Metrorail timing is active for all Metro stations. This is convenient, no more 15 minute waits on the station platform, but I wish you could see where trains are real-time.

The practicality might not be high, but it would have a much greater “wow” factor!

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Married, mortgaged, and soon to be a father, Wayan Vota is in the fast lane to mid-life respectability – until the day his brood finds his intimate journal of global traveling and curses him with the ever-eternal reply “I’m gonna be just like you, Dad!”

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