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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