Montreal-Based Developer Announces Update to Transit iOS App, Brings New Profile View


Montreal app developer Transit has announced an update to their app, which was formerly known as Transit App.

The update introduces a number of features, including an all-new profile view. To access Profile View, just tap the gear icon in the top-right corner. Profile View will show your GO crowd-sourcing stats in select markets, along with any “Favourited” transit lines. You can manage those favourites and corresponding alarms and service alerts inside Profile View.

Included in the update is also a refresh to the settings page. After you hit the gear icon (for Profile View) slide on over to the next tab: Settings. Here, you can find and edit all of your saved locations (home/work/gym/reindeer stables) for easier trip planning. The app now also groups transit modes more intelligently, with public transit modes (and other modes) each grouped together.

In addition to these changes, the company has also patched a number of bugs:

-Took out the lag when you swipe between station cells
-Implemented complicated fix for complicated stop list bug
-Killed the timebar bug with a crowbar codec
-X’d out our iPhone X image sizing issues
-Our seasonal Tim Cookies no longer taste like asphalt
-Added VoiceOver support for ridesharing trips
-Fixed the meta-bug that inserts itself into release notes
-META-BUG: haha no you didn’t

Transit is available as a free download from the App Store. The app requires any device running iOS 9.0 or later.


  • Eddie

    If they stopped trying to be funny I might try using their app again.

    It is a real headache sifting through their attempts at humour to determine what their update notes actually contain. It all gets lost in the noise.

    That is why I moved back to google and the local municipal transit app and thankfully now Apple maps has local transit info also.

  • Michael K

    Funny I think it’s hilarious and quite charming, I enjoy reading their humour. I suppose it’s a matter of taste. The app itself, humour aside, is excellent.

  • LOL if your head explodes over this and makes you want to use Google instead, you should probably get that checked

  • mxmgodin

    Same, the release notes are one of my favourite things about the Transit app ahah (I mean, other than it being one of the best transit app out there, of course)

  • The release notes are pretty funny, but I do find when I’m trying to write quickly and extract info, I need to take my time to find out what’s ‘new’…otherwise, nice that they have some funny writers