Feature watch: Colored route markers

This Google Transit user interface tweak showed up back in January. I immediately appreciated it.

If agencies supply specify a color for a route, then the route name will be colorized in the trip planner.

colored-bus-bubbles

No clutter added, but livens up the interface and draws attention to useful information.

Aaron is the founding principal of Trillium Solutions, Inc. He brings experience that includes 12 years of web-development with 8 years in public transportation, with knowledge of fixed-route transportation, paratransit, rural transportation, and active transportation modes. Aaron is a recognized expert in developing data standards, web-application design, digital communications, and online marketing strategy. He originally developed Trillium’s GTFS Manager, and has played a key role in the development of the GTFS data specification since 2007.