Transit • Subway & Bus Times by Transit App, Inc. (iPhone)
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Released: Jun 22, 2012
Version: 5.8.3
Size: 154 MB
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Transit • Subway & Bus Times

Transit App, Inc.
"Gives you the best route to where you want to go" - New York Times
“You won't realize how much time you can save planning until you use this app” - LA Times
“Killer app” - WSJ
"MBTA has a favorite transit app — and it's called Transit" - Boston Globe

Transit is your real-time urban travel companion. Navigate your city’s public transit system with accurate real-time predictions, simple trip planning, step-by-step navigation, service disruption notifications, and departure and stop reminders... all presented in a clear, bold interface. Public transport not cooperating? Easily request a ride from Uber, Lyft or VIA, or grab the closest bikeshare.

10 GREAT THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH TRANSIT:
1) See real-time arrivals for nearby buses and trains instantly upon launch.
2) Watch your transit vehicle approaching on a map in real-time
3) Compare options with powerful A to B trip plans using real-time data.
4) Launch GO for step-by-step navigation when you’re on an unfamiliar route or want to nap/read/space out.*
5) Receive departure alarms and stop notifications as well as prompts to pick up the pace in GO.*
6) Get push notifications if service disruptions will affect your commute.
7) Plan trips, view transit schedules and get route itineraries—even when you’re offline!
8) Locate bikeshare stations, see the number of bikes available, pay for passes, and unlock bikes (in select cities).
9) Check ETA (and price) for nearby Uber, Lyft and VIA rides, and book in two taps.
10) Easily plan and pay for a trip combining Uber, Lyft, or VIA with transit. We call it Transit+

*continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

5-STAR USER REVIEWS
“Your app was the deciding factor in selling my car”
“Blows Google Maps out of the water.”
"Probably the best thing on my phone, no joke."
“The head of our local transit agency recommended this app over the one her agency created.”
"Truly ingenious work here. Honestly, these guys should be in charge of actual public transportation itself."

CITIES
Transit works in 200+ cities across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand (see USA list below).

USA
Albuquerque
Ann Arbor
Aspen
Atlanta*
Austin*
Baltimore (MTA*, RTA, Charm City Circulator*)
Boston (MBTA*, Massport, MetroWest RTA, Brockton Area Transit (BAT), Lowell RTA, Plymouth & Brockton S. R. Co., CATA)
Buffalo
Blacksburg
Charlottesville
Chattanooga*
Chicago (CTA*, Pace, Metra, NICTD)
Cincinnati*
Cleveland*
Columbus*
Dallas
Denver*
Detroit*
Eau Claire
Fort Myers
Grand Rapids*
Hampton Roads
Hartford (CTTransit, CTFastrak*)
Honolulu*
Houston*
Jacksonville*
Kansas City
Las Vegas*
Los Angeles (Metro*, OCTA*, Metrolink, LADOT*, Omnitrans, RTA, Burbank Bus, Torrance Transit Foothill Transit*, Big Blue Bus*, Beeline*)
Louisville*
Madison*
Miami (MDT*, BCT, Palm Tran*, Tri-Rail)
Milwaukee*
Minneapolis-Saint Paul*
Nashville*
New Orleans*
New York City (NYC Subway*, MTA Buses*, LIRR*, Metro-North*, NJ Transit*, PATH, SI Ferry, NICE*, Bee-Line, RI Tram, NY Waterway, AirTrain, CTTransit, CTFastrak*)
Orlando*
Philadelphia (SEPTA*, NJ Transit*, PATCO)
Phoenix*
Pittsburgh*
Providence
Portland*
Sacramento
Salem, OR
Salt Lake City*
San Antonio
San Diego (MTS*, NCTD*)
San Francisco (BART*, MUNI*, Caltrain*, AC Transit*, VTA*, County Connection*, Golden Gate Transit, SamTrans, Sonoma County Transit, Healdsburg Transit, Cloverdale Transit, Marin Transit)
Seattle (Metro Transit*, City of Seattle*, King County Marine Division, Sound Transit*, Pierce Transit, Kitsap Tours, Everett Transit)
St. Louis*
Stockton
Tampa*
Washington DC (DC Metro / Bus*, DC Circulator*, Ride On*, Arlington Transit*, Fairfax Connector, MTA, VRE*, PRTC)
Worcester
+ Many more

* Uses real-time predictions & vehicle locations for some or all routes.

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Transit also works in cities around the world. View select cities below and the full list at transitapp.com

CANADA
Toronto
Calgary
Montreal
+26 more

EUROPE
Berlin
London
Paris
+16 more

What's new in version 5.8.3
Welcome to The Fall. As the skies go orange and the lattes go pumpkin and the republic gets hit like a fluffy piñata at an aluminum bat convention, your friends at Transit HQ are keeping their heads down, ballots checked, phones charged, and crowding stats updated.

What’s that? O yes! It’s time we put the Crowd in crowdsourcing! You can now self-report the crowding levels on your buses and trains. Because not every transit agency is able to count how many people are in their vehicles, so we’ve invented a way for you and your fellow riders to share crowding info between yourselves. That’s what we call moxie.

Just tap GO to start your trip. You’ll be asked whether your vehicle’s:

[ ] not crowded
[ ] has some crowding
[ ] crowded

We’ll use your response and let downstream riders know. (Are you one of those miracle GO users, collecting GO points on every trip, like you’re majordomo of the Chuck E Cheese and hoarding a bucket of tickets? Well: you’ll now get a GO points multiplier on every trip you supply crowding info for. Score.)

GO crowding is now available in select partner cities, aka if your agency has endorsed Transit as their official app. Want this feature faster? Tweet your transit agency and tag @transitapp.

Last orders of business…

- Ann Arborites, you can now purchase fares for TheRide in the app
- Same goes for Laketran in Ohio (since fare collection is back)

Rate us 5 stars to replace the piñata.

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Our verdict: Great!
  • + Transit • Subway & Bus Times is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Transit • Subway & Bus Times is currently ranked #6 in free Navigation apps for iPhone, as well as #89 in free Navigation apps for iPad.
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