Traffic and Travel Mobile Apps - Android

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CTrail eTix

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Traveling on CTrail just got easier! No more waiting in line to purchase a paper ticket, swiping your credit card, or carrying around cash.

Connecticut DOT’s CTrail eTix app allows Hartford Line and Shore Line East customers to buy mobile rail tickets using their smartphone. Daily parking at Wallingford and Berlin stations is also available for purchase using CTrail eTix.

With CTrail eTix, One-Way, Weekly, Monthly, and Ten-Trip mobile tickets are available for purchase. For customers that also use CTtransit, a CTtransit Monthly (Local) Bus add-on is available for purchase with your monthly rail ticket.

Pay on the go, and use your mobile tickets immediately or save them for later. Keeping track of expenses is easy with CTrail eTix receipts provided via e-mail.

Get started right away by downloading CTrail eTix and creating your account.

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Google Maps

Google Maps

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Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again. Google Maps for Android with Navigation (Beta) has:
• Detailed maps with 3D buildings
• Voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation
• Driving, public transit, biking, and walking directions
• Live traffic information to avoid congestion
• Local search and business reviews
• Google Maps Street View
• Indoor maps for select airports, hotels, retail stores, and more

Whether you need directions to your destination, the closest good place for a bite to eat, or just a sense of where you are, Google Maps for Android can help.

Keywords: maps, navigation, places, latitude, directions, indoor maps, local search, Street View, traffic, transit

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Waze App

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Waze is the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join drivers in your area who share real-time traffic & road info to save time, gas money, and improve daily commuting for all.

Just by driving with Waze open, you're already contributing tons of real-time traffic information to your local community. You can also actively report accidents, police traps and other hazards you see on the road. Get road alerts along your route and find the cheapest gas prices around you shared by the community. Plus, you can add friends, send locations or keep others posted on your arrival time.

• Live routing based on community driven, real-time traffic & road info
• Community reported alerts including accidents, hazards, police traps, road closures, and more
• Turn-by-turn voice guided navigation
• Live maps, consistently edited and updated by Waze community map editors
• Automatic rerouting as conditions change on the road
• Send your ETA & real-time drive to update those you’re meeting
• Learns your frequent destinations, commuting hours, and preferred routes
• Find the cheapest gas station on your route
• Add information on local places and businesses
• Add Facebook friends and sync Contacts
• See friends’ ETA when driving to the same destination
• One tap navigation to Facebook & Calendar events
• Earn points as you contribute road info and climb the ranks in your community

Waze is all about contributing to and benefiting from the common good, so hop on board and get involved!

Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Waze will automatically shut down if you run it in the background and haven't driven for a while.

Learn more about the Waze privacy policy, including what information is accessed and how it is used. With Waze, you have full control over your privacy settings.

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Transit App: Metro, Bus, Bike

Transit App - Android

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Transit App uses CTfastrak real-time vehicle location data to accurately predict bus arrival times.


Right on launch, Transit displays all nearby transport options and departure times – instant access to the information you need most!

Quickly plan a new route, request an Uber, or grab the closest bike share. Live in 87 metro areas and counting, Transit makes your commute a breeze.

• Google Play Picks*
• NYC MTA App Quest Award Winner*
• Awarded Official App of Toronto Transit Commission — TTC/blogTO*
• Editor's Choice - PCMag*

Transit works in most large North American cities and select cities in Europe (see list below).

• Know at a glance when your next subway or bus is arriving (including real-time predictions!)*
• Plan A-to-B trips with ease (includes all transit modes – bus, subway, metro, uber, car2go,    train, streetcar, light rail, and ferry).
• See exactly where your bus or train is on the map in real-time.*
• View schedules and route itineraries (even offline!)
• Favorite your most important routes.
• Save home/work locations for quicker trip planning.
• See bike share stations on the map.
• Find and reserve nearby car2go's
• Check ETAs for the closest Uber and request a ride.

*Wherever real-time info is available.

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Experience a new way to take the train with Amtrak. Get simple and intuitive access to all the travel information you need, book your trip on the go, and stay up-to-date as trains arrive. Do it all without the hassle of your laptop, making calls or extra trips to the office.

• Plan and book travel
• Check the status of trains
• Display your eTicket right in the app and add it to Passbook
• Modify reservations
• Search stations for location, building amenities and hours of operation
• Connect to your Amtrak Guest Rewards account
• Enjoy Amtrak Passport: share your travel on Facebook & Twitter, check in to stations, collect stamps and reach milestones

eTickets are available nationwide. See for more details.

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Right Track: Metro-North

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Use the 'Check for Updates' option from the app's home screen to make sure you have the latest schedules.
Right Track: Metro-North provides train schedules and status information for the East-of-Hudson lines of Metro-North Railroad (Hudson, Harlem and New Haven lines).

Main Features:
• Offline Schedule Searches (Transfers available as an upgrade)
• Real-time Line, Status and Track Information
• Save your favorite Trips and Stations
• View MTA Service Status (including NYC Subways and Buses)
• Automatic Schedule Updates - always have the latest Metro-North schedules installed, no app updates required!

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QikRide: Shoreline East CT

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Less Clicks! Ride Quick!
QikRide: Shoreline East CT helps view the latest 2012 train schedules (including Amtrak) in a quick cool way!

• Intuitive blazing fast UI design strives to NOT make you think!
• Wake Me Up - Take a nap during transit knowing you won't miss your stop!
• Find by Destination - Just "say" where to go & app provides best trip option!
• Future trip search option
• Unique "Smart Guess" inference feature! Please note this feature improves with app usage.
• Remind Me to Ride - Set customizable reminder notifications.
• Stops near me & Favorites
• Map with one finger zoom feature

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USA Traffic Cameras

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QR Code for USA Traffic Cameras Android App


Largest traffic camera network in the USA, Powered by TrafficLand.
Over 16,000 cameras from over 200 cities and metropolitan areas.
The full application is completely free to use. Don't like ads? Purchase the $4.99 yearly subscription.
See cameras in a convenient grid format, or right on the map.
Create your own groups of favorite cameras for easy access. Search locations, add them to your list of favorite places, and see cameras around.
See cameras at your current location.
Use the widget to see your favorite cameras on the home screen.
Use it on your daily commute, or when you travel. Know traffic conditions in advance.
Live traffic camera images are set to automatically refresh at the fastest rate available from the provider, as fast as every 2 seconds.
Camera database maintained and provided by TrafficLand.

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INRIX Traffic

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INRIX Traffic is the industry’s #1 free app that helps you avoid traffic and frustration.

Key Features:
• Your Fastest Routes to Home & Work: Easily decide which route is the best choice to get around today’s traffic based on data from nearly 100 million drivers.
• Share INRIX Arrival Times: Easily send your INRIX Arrival Time to any contact with just two taps
• Recommended Departure Times: INRIX Traffic Forecast Slider shows you your best option

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Traffic Smart USA Lite

TrafficSmart USA turns your phone into the smart traffic solution of next generation with innovative features that no other apps have ever offered before. It adopts pioneering methods that enable you to easily figure out the most up-to-date traffic conditions of major roads and streets, highways, and freeways in over 100 cities and 30 states, for a total of 10,000+ traffic cameras nationwide.

Wherever you are, you can take a quick look at the live traffic and decide what route is best for you. TrafficSmart USA remembers routes that you create, thus helping you keep track of traffic conditions rapidly. You can create multiple routes, such as commute from home to work, or long distance from city to city - all at your fingertip. Creating your route is simple and easy. Just edit your routes map, click and add cameras. That's it!

Slideshow allows you to go over the traffic cameras on each of your routes. You can quickly "flip through" the traffic cameras by hand, but you can also view the slideshow in auto mode so that you can sit back and relax.

While images are updated automatically, there are over 5,000 traffic cameras (green pins on maps) nationwide that offer faster-updating videos (new frame every 2 to 5 seconds).

Traffic Flow allows you to see the speed of traffic (from slow to fast) for major roads in the United States.

• Easy and intuitive interface for you to create and edit your personal routes
• “My Routes” displays your personal routes for quick access
• “Slideshow” displays traffic images on any of your routes automatically or manually
• “Gallery Mode” shows multiple traffic images on screen
• “Edit Route” for you to add, delete or reorder cameras on a route.
• “Favorites” shows cameras that you bookmarked

• Smart and zoom-able maps shows all 10,000+ camera locations clearly
• “Nearest” automatically finds the city nearest you
• “Traffic Flow” shows you the traffic speeds on major roads

• “Email” to share traffic photos with friends
• “Facebook” to stay up-to-date with our developments

• “Recents” shows traffic cameras you recently visited
• Images in landscape or portrait

Free Trial: You have access to all Traffic Smart features for the city you select for 7 days.
In-App Upgrades are available for:
• Continuing service after free trial
• Accessing all 10,000+ traffic cameras in over 100 cities and 30 states
• Accessing faster-updating videos
• Accessing Traffic Flow
• Services for all upgrades are valid until end of 2014

Traffic Smart USA supports over 100 metropolitan areas, including: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boise, Boston (BOS), Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Daytona Beach, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Greenville, Hampton Roads, Hartford, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Long Island, Los Angeles (LA), Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Haven, New Orleans, New York City (NYC), Newark, Ogden, Orlando, Philadelphia (Philly), Phoenix, Pittsburgh (PIT), Portland, Provo, Raleigh, Riverside, Rochester, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco (SF), Seattle, St Louis, Tampa, & Washington DC.

Traffic Smart USA supports these US States: Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Connecticut (CT), Delaware (DE), District of Columbia (DC), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Kentucky (KY), Louisiana (LA), Maryland (MD), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Missouri (MO), Nevada (NV), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY), North Carolina (NC), Ohio (OH), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), South Carolina (SC), Tennessee (TN), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Virginia (VA), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY).

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A quick, easy to use and lightweight location-based public transportation information application. An intuitive interface returns a listing of stops with their routes and next stop time, closest to your location.

The schedules are always current and since updates to the schedules are done server-side no updates to the app are needed in order to receive the most up-to-date transit information.


• Access to all stops and routes from all supported transit agencies
• Filter by agency, type (bus, rail, etc.), date, location, stop name and route information
• Favorites for quick, direct access to specified stops
• Complete trip mapping with timetables
• Real-time alert system

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