Excuse me, can you tell me where we are”?
As a wheelchair user on a crowded train, no way can I tell when I am approaching my train stop.
Innovation that gives people more confidence & can reduces anxiety when using public transport is fantastic
The “Stop Here” mobile phone app is for commuters using Melbourne Metropolitan trains.
This app gives Audio & Visual notification from your mobile phone when you are arriving at your desired train station.
Yes that’s right, it’s a GPS type technology that helps us train travellers.
This app would also be useful for people from other countries where English as a Second Language (ESL) or from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background.
Missing your train stop can be a real “Anxiety Trigger” when alternative methods of transport are limited.
So even if you may not use it yourself, why wouldn’t you put it on your phone to show others who could benefit?