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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Launches New Mobile First Public Website in Beta

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fig Leaf Software, an award winning digital agency and solutions integrator, is proud to announce the launch of the Beta version of the new Washington D.C. Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website,

Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Beta Home Page Image.

Fully responsive and mobile first website features include:

  • Enhanced Trip Planner - giving mobile users access to Metro's website trip planner, including the ability to plan a trip by bus, rail or both, and integrating both mapping software and Geolocation services
  • Next Train - shows real-time train arrival times, number of cars and destination for any of Metro's 86 rail stations
  • Next Bus - uses a customer's GPS location to display bus arrival predictions for nearby bus stops
  • Service Nearby - allows customers to see bus and rail transit service near their current location
  • Elevator Status - shows out-of-service elevators and alternate shuttle bus options
  • Alerts & Advisories - provides continually updated service information from Metro's control centers via the MetroAlerts system. Urgent service messages are displayed in red on the home screen
  • Call Transit Police - allows customers to quickly initiate a phone call to Metro Transit Police should the need arise

"The new WMATA website is a leap forward for consumers exploring the DC metro transit system," David Gallerizzo USMCR (Ret.) CEO of Fig Leaf Software said. "Mobile devices in particular have fundamentally changed the way consumers use and think about the WMATA bus and rail network. The new WMATA website is built with this in mind and enhances the mobile consumer experience."

Visiting and commenting on the new Beta website is welcomed and encouraged. Read the case study to learn more:

About Fig Leaf Software: Fig Leaf Software is an award winning digital agency, solutions integrator and certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in inbound marketing, web and mobile design, development and web professional training.  Fig Leaf is strategically partnered with HubSpot (HUBS), Amazon (AMZN), Google (GOOG), Adobe (ADBE), Progress Sitefinity (PRGS), Acquia, EPiServer, Ektron, PaperThin and Sencha.  Visit:

Fig Leaf Software is a full service digital agency and solutions integrator with 20 years of experience in marketing, design, web and mobile development, software sales and web professional training.  Fig Leaf is a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Learn more at


For more information, please contact Bret Peters, Chief Marketing Officer, at 202-797-7711 x109 or email at

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