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

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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 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

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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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