Official Amtrak Station Navigation App

Old Dec 14, 17, 6:34 am
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Official Amtrak Station Navigation App

Available now for NYP, other stations coming soon:

Now There's New Way to FindYourWay Around New York’s Penn Station

Can’t find what you’re looking for inside New York Penn Station? Tired of staring at the board for train and gate information? We can help.

Download Amtrak’s FindYourWay App and get customized messages when you enter the station, along with train status updates and boarding gate information sent right to your phone.

The FindYourWay app also helps you get around by using detailed maps and Bluetooth technology throughout the station to pinpoint your current location at all times. Just select a point of interest and we will navigate you there safely.

It’s only available for New York Penn Station right now, but other stations coming soon.

https://www.amtrak.com/FindYourWay


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/find...k/id1316688402
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...er.findyourway
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Old Dec 14, 17, 10:28 am
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Wilmington (DE) won't take long.

I downloaded. Curious to see how soon boarding gate info is sent to the phone (before it gets posted to the departure boards)
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Old Dec 14, 17, 5:13 pm
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Why couldn't they have integrated this into their regular app? Airline apps have their own airport maps included.
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Old Dec 15, 17, 9:20 am
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So you need to have a passcode sent to your phone to use the app? I wonder why.

I'm unable to get a passcode send.
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Old Dec 18, 17, 11:36 am
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My experience:
- app was a little slow on location services. It knew where I was, it just took a number of seconds before it caught up to me.
- I had no service on the mezzanine level, so it wouldn't load the schedule (which I guess meant it couldn't send me notifications of a boarding gate)

The biggest issue I can see, though, is people staring at their phone and watching the map while walking around trying to find (for example) a place to eat. Seems like people will just be running into each other.
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