No more 'brain strain' with mobile-friendly bus browser


Less squinting and more real-time browsing sees southern Queensland’s TransLink launch a mobile phone-friendly bus travel website

No more 'brain strain' with mobile-friendly bus browser
No more ‘brain strain’ with mobile-friendly bus browser

July 29, 2010

The ‘brain strain’ at squinting over small phone screens when browsing bus timetable and route information is less arduous from this week with TransLink’s new mobile browser-friendly website.

Queensland Transport Minister Rachel Nolan says the new mobile phone compatible website is in response to customer feedback.

She says more than 100,000 commuters access TransLink's main website for public transport information every month from mobile phones.

The website is designed for commuters with web-enabled mobile phones and need easy-to-read public transport information.

The TransLink mobile website includes an improved mobile journey planner, timetables, service updates and disruptions, fares, information on go card top up locations, favourite links and a feedback section.

The website connects with TransLink via Twitter, and works on most web enabled mobile phones made in the last five years.

Nolan says mapping and positioning technology will be incorporated into future upgrades of the TransLink mobile site.

"We believe a new group of go card users joining the network in coming weeks from the big go card giveaway will benefit from this new service, showing where to top up go cards."

TransLink’s main website has been upgraded for multicultural communities with travel information language translations.

Language groups are Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Serbian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The mobile TransLink website is at mobile.translink.com.au.

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