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Fixing Bad UX Designs

By : Lisandra Maioli
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Fixing Bad UX Designs

By: Lisandra Maioli

Overview of this book

Have your web applications been experiencing more hits and less conversions? Are bad designs consuming your time and money? This book is the answer to these problems. With intuitive case studies, you’ll learn to simplify, fix, and enhance some common, real-world application designs. You’ll look at the common issues of simplicity, navigation, appearance, maintenance, and many more. The challenge that most UX designers face is to ensure that the UX is user-friendly. In this book, we address this with individual case studies starting with some common UX applications and then move on to complex applications. Each case study will help you understand the issues faced by a bad UX and teach you to break it down and fix these problems. As we progress, you’ll learn about the information architecture, usability testing, iteration, UX refactoring, and many other related features with the help of various case studies. You’ll also learn some interesting UX design tools with the projects covered in the book. By the end of the book, you’ll be armed with the knowledge to fix bad UX designs and to ensure great customer satisfaction for your applications.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Bus stop as part of the user journey

The experience in public transport includes much more than just the route; it is also related to the compliance with the schedules, the interval of the trips, the integration of the lines, and the comfort for the passenger. In this context, stops and stations play a very important role.

The transport system includes the sidewalks, crossings, access, and the interior of the stations, which also consider stops and embarkation and disembarkation points. These environments should provide information about the system, such as bus lines and schedules, in addition to allowing secure access and providing full user autonomy.

In parallel with accessibility standards, other initiatives can make these spaces more attractive or even give them a higher purpose.

In 2009, a similar project was carried out in the Netherlands, in the city of Eindhoven; the green space of the bus stop offers a pleasant environment for people waiting for boarding. In Kentucky, in the United...