PT Problem of the Day: Fancy new Smartbus display positioned too far from stop, and obscured by other signs

Smartbus indicators - too far from stops, and obscured by other signs

Finally, almost a year after Smartbus routes started serving Lonsdale Street, the automated departure displays have started being switched-on at outbound CBD stops.

This is good news, but it’s exposed other problems with the displays: this one for example, at the busy stop between Queen and Elizabeth Streets.

The sign is too far from the front of the stop — which makes it difficult to read at a distance, where most passengers wait. But even worse, it is obscured by numerous other signs, making it almost unusable.

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