OpenPlans has posted a Kickstarter project to create a universal mobile app for multi-modal travel planning for iOS 6. The app will use an OpenTripPlanner server to generate itineraries and directions. This is in response to Apple’s removal of built-in transit directions from iOS 6. With 11 days to go today, $11,909 of $25,000 has […]
Pandav, the outfit that brought us iBART, has rebranded themselves as Embark, and launched transit information apps for New York City, Chicago, London, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington DC. Embark made a great video to launch their app. What I love about this video is that it playfully demonstrates how great public transit and mobile […]
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA or just MUNI) is working on a smartphone app to compare transportation modes — comparing costs and travel times between taxi, driving, and transit. The application would consider parking costs for the driving mode. A brief article is on the KGO-TV website. In recent years, most transit agencies have […]
Browse through ‘Unofficial’ Web and Mobile Applications for applications that utilize TriMet’s TransitTracker Web Service & GTFS Data for developers. There are a lot of great apps there — mobile apps, SMS, web-apps, and visualization tools. Looks like TriMet’s Developer Resources are paying off for the agency and riders.