Traffic and Travel Mobile Apps - iPhone
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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.
iTunes Link - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ctrail-etix/id1467982541
Navigate your world with Google Maps, now available for iPhone. Get comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps with built-in Google local search, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Street View and more. Use Google Maps to discover great places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and reviews from people you trust. Sign in to save your favorite places and quickly access all your past searches and directions from your computer, right on your phone.
iTunes Link - https://itunes.apple.com/app/id585027354
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.
iTunes Link - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/waze-gps-navigation-maps-social/id323229106?mt=8
Real Time Bus & Subway Tracker
with Offline Schedules
Transit App uses CTfastrak real-time vehicle location data to accurately predict bus arrival times.
Find out when your bus is coming NOW. Arrival times and directions for transit routes near you, using real-time data. All transport options: bus, subway, bike share, Uber, car2go, and more. North America's most popular transport app.iTunes Link:
Train, Subway, Bus, Ferry & Parking
Getting around your city is now easier than ever.
Roadify gives you:
- Official transit schedules with real-time arrivals
- Both licensed PDF maps & street view
- Official service alerts & changes
- Ability to give & receive updates from other riders
- Twitter integration for every line
- A list of nearby available parking through a parking spot exchange system
Check your favorite routes in one app and give updates as you go. Roadify makes it easy to find when the train, subway, bus or ferry is coming without having to download a bunch of expensive apps.
Roadify works in the following areas:
- New Britain
- New Haven
- Shore Line East
- Metro North Railroad (MNR)
New York & New Jersey Area
- MTA Subway
- MTA Bus (with B63, M34 & Staten Island Real-Time)
- Metro-North (MNR)
- Long Island Railroad (LIRR)
- Port Authority Transit (PATH)
- New Jersey Transit Rail & Bus (NJT)
- NY Waterway Ferry
- Staten Island Ferry
- Downtown Connection Bus
- Roosevelt Island Tram
RoadAhead™ helps you find the best exit ahead on the highway for all your travel needs. RoadAhead automatically locates you on a highway, searches based on your categories, and displays merchants at upcoming exits - with user ratings, gas prices, distance from exit, and other helpful info.
INRIX Traffic is the industry’s #1 free app that helps you avoid traffic and frustration.
* 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
iTunes Link - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inrix-traffic-never-be-late/id324384027?mt=8
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 Amtrak.com/eTicketing for more details.
iTunes Link -https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/amtrak/id405074003?mt=8