beta-metro-blogMetro rolled out its new-and-improved website yesterday, equipped with a completely redesigned trip planner. And they're letting the public test the beta version before launching the official site in January.

Screen capture of Trip Planner on the new Metro website, currently in beta-testing.From now through the end of the year, you can preview beta.metro.net and try their trip planner, which has been re-engineered to include multi-modal options and up-to-date service alerts. That means users can now choose from rail, bus, bike or pedestrian routes.

Also included are both scheduled and real-time arrivals for Metro, as well as service data from 24 carriers until the end of the year.
The new site has been especially redesigned as a "mobile-first experience." According to Metro, more than 65% of customers Mobile screen capture of new Metro website, currently in beta-testing.access their site using a mobile device. About 30% use desktop computers, and 5% use tablets.

Submit any comments or suggestions you may have about the new site. Metro's tech team will take all submissions into consideration before the website's official launch next year.