Government website sucks: shock finding

Posted by Tim Ireland at January 17, 2005

Category: Teh Interwebs

This entry was posted on
Monday, January 17th, 2005
9:33 am and is filed
under Teh Interwebs.

The Times – A new travel website will get its users nowhere, fast. And we have found it’s got a Wapping glitch: Transport Direct, the travel advice line and website that was supposed to show passengers the fastest route from A to B, was first mooted by John Prescott in 1999 as part of his transport vision. But the service, two years behind schedule, has been launched to the confusion of those determined to reach their destinations by public transport. Car drivers, by contrast, are faced with a system that seems to have been imbued with Utopian ideas about rush-hour traffic.

(Link via BigDaddyBlog.)

1 Comment

  1. wainer says

    Yet the UN rates British e-government top of 192 countries for e-participation, and 3rd as to ‘e-readiness’. Uhm. See

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