Transloc

Transloc provides its users with real-time transit tracking displayed on a live map, arrival predictions, and alerts that tell you when you’re in close proximity to your bus or train, or if there is a schedule change.

Users of the Transloc app can set custom notifications for specific routes they are interested in, as well as set up alerts for a specific number of minutes before their bus or train arrives.

Key Features:
  • Real-Time Schedules
  • Service Near Me
  • Custom Notifications
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Moovel

Moovel is a brand-new app that hit iOS and Android app stores mid-August of 2016. The app includes A-to-B trip planning and real-time information about public transit with price estimations and comparisons. Users can expect detailed directions on how to catch the train, subway, bus, or Uber if need be.

Moovel’s platform meets all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and is available in English and Spanish upon release with additional language support expected within the year. “Active Trip” push notifications tell you when to get off the vehicle or make a transfer so you can read or zone-out on your ride. Easily find your trip with favorited destinations that are always displayed.

Key Features:
  • Trip Planner
  • Real-Time Schedules
  • Service Near Me
  • On-Demand Ride Service Info
  • Cost Comparison
  • Custom Notifications
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Swiftly

Swiftly combines trip planning with real-time information that enables users to determine not only the best way to get to their destination, but also the cheapest. The app’s crowdsourced notifications inform riders of delays and other transit issues.

Swiftly claims to have more accurate bus arrivals than most other apps, powered by its unique technology. It also caters to those with accessibility issues with SMS and a telephone voice system for accessing real-time information.

Key Features:

  • Real-Time Schedules
  • Crowdsourced Reports & Alerts
  • Trip Planner
  • Service Near Me
  • On-Demand Ride Service Info
  • Accessible Directions
  • Cost Comparison
  • Custom Notifications
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Transit App

Never miss your bus, train, subway, or boat again with Transit App downloaded on your phone. Get upcoming departure times for all nearby transit lines in big text and bright colors without tapping a thing. Use the trip planner to find the most convenient routes to your destination. You can even watch your transit vehicle approaching in real-time on the map.

Transit App includes other thoughtful features, too. You can enable alerts so you’ll be notified when you’re approaching your stop, and set alarms reminding you to leave home when your bus or train is coming. The app will also notify you if there is a disruption or delay on your favorite line so you can plan an alternative way to get home. Transit App’s ride and bike sharing integration makes it easy to reroute your trip.

Key Features:
  • Real-Time Schedules
  • Trip Planning
  • Departure Alarms
  • Stop Announcements
  • Push Notifications for Service Alerts
  • System Maps
  • Offline Mode
  • Ride and Bike Share Integration
  • Real-Time Trip Planning (Coming this September)
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Moovit

Moovit helps public transportation riders worldwide navigate their local transit systems with little to no hiccups along the way. Enter your location in the app to find the closest public transit stations near you with the next arrival times of each mode of transportation. You can plan trips in advance or use the app’s live directions to navigate public transportation and get to your destination.

Moovit’s key differentiator is its social component, relying on its community of riders to help tip off others on things such as delays, trip conditions, and commuter congestion. This crowdsourced information can also be aggregated by the MBTA to analyze both short and long-term trends in order to deliver better service.

Key Features:
  • Crowdsourced Reports & Alerts
  • Trip Planner
  • Real-Time Schedules
  • Live Directions
  • Service Near Me
  • On-Demand Ride Service Info
  • Bike Share Information
  • Custom Notifications
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