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Description

Never miss your bus again. Open up the app and boom: upcoming departures for all nearby transit lines are right there in real-time, displayed in big text and bright colors. Plan your trip, set reminders, and get notified about disruptions.

Live in Sydney (+ all NSW), Melbourne (+ Victoria), Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and 125 other cities across North America and Europe. Best of all? Transit App works offline too!

KEY FEATURES 
- Know when your next subway or bus is arriving with real-time predictions.*
- See exactly where your transit vehicle is on the map in real-time.*
- Plan A-to-B trips with ease.
- View schedules and route itineraries even when offline.
- Check real-time ETAs for the closest Uber, and request a ride with two taps.
- Browse real-time service advisories, and subscribe to push notifications for disruptions that may affect your commute.
- NEW: Schedule alarms and get reminders before your bus or train arrives.
- NEW: Enable stop announcements and get notified when you're approaching your stop.**

*wherever real-time info is available from transit agencies. 
**continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

USER REVIEWS
“Blows Google Maps out of the water.”
“Love this so much I might sell my car.”
"So thankful, you're the reason I'm not afraid to use the bus"
"Truly ingenious work here. Honestly, these guys should be in charge of actual public transportation itself."
"Probably the best thing on my phone, no joke."
“This app makes me WANT to ride the bus"
“I simply cannot describe the extent to which this app has expedited my daily commuting.”

FANCY PEOPLE LIKE US
**Apple’s Editor Choice**
**World Class Design: Featured in Apple's Human Design Guidelines**
**New York City MTA App Quest Award Winner**
**Elected Official App of the Toronto Transit Commission**
**Selected as a 'Killer App' by the Wall Street Journal**

CITIES
See below for a list of supported agencies and cities in Australia, as well as select cities around the globe. You can find the complete list at transitapp.com.

And if you can’t find your city? Visit transitapp.com to vote for the next one that we should add. We do our best to integrate new cities every couple of weeks! 

AUSTRALIA*

Adelaide – Adelaide Metro**

Brisbane – TransLink**

Canberra – ACTION**, Qcity Transit, NSW Trainlink

Melbourne – PTV**, Regional Buses, Commuter Rail, Metropolitan Train & Buses**, Metropolitan Tram**, V/Line, Melbourne Bike Share

Perth & Western Australia – Transperth**, TransAlbany, TransBunbury, TransBusselton, TransGeraldton, TransGoldfields, TransCarnarvon, TransHedland

Sydney & NSW – TfNSW Buses**, Light Rail**, Ferries**, Trains**, NSW TrainLink** (Operators include: Sydney Buses** & Ferries**, Busabout, Busways Western Sydney**, Forest Coach Lines**, Hillsbus**, Interline, Metrobus**, NightRide Buses, Private Ferry Companies, Punchbowl Bus Co, Transdev NSW**, Transit Systems, Newcastle Buses** & Ferries, Busways Central Coast)

* Small/regional bus operators in NSW + Victoria are not listed.
**Uses real-time predictions & vehicle locations for some or all routes.

Of note: NSW TrainLink real-time data only available only within Sydney Metro Area. Real-time tracking unavailable for Sydney Trains T6 Carlingford line, and for light rail within the Haymarket area.

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Transit App also works in 100+ other cities worldwide including:

EUROPE
Berlin
London
Manchester
Marseille
Milan
Paris
Rome

CANADA
Calgary
Montréal
Ottawa
Toronto
Vancouver

UNITED STATES
Boston
Chicago
Los Angeles
Miami
New York
San Francisco
Washington DC

What's New

Version 4.5

The weather forecast for today:

- rain, maybe.
- sun, possibly.
- crowdsourcing, definitely.

Bonjour. Hi. Ciao. Qué pasa? Whatever your mother tongue, whatever city you live in: if it’s supported in Transit, then crowdsourcing is LIVE!

For nineteen months the Transit team has been experimenting with Crowdsourced Real-Time Transit Vehicle Location Data. (Say that five times fast and we’ll give you a medal.)

We launched it in certain markets. Watched it grow from a baby, into a man. We inoculated him from the bugs of his childhood, taught him to be better behaved, and now he’s ready to take on the world.

Starting today, in all 175 of our supported cities, you can watch your vehicle approach—in actual, second-by-second real-time—on the map, whenever someone on that vehicle is using GO. GO, as our OGs know, is Transit’s step-by-step navigator, telling you exactly when to leave to catch your ride, when to disembark, plus on-the-fly trip plans and transfers (should something go wrong.)

Our GO feature has a wonderful byproduct: crowdsourced vehicle locations (aka CrVeLoGOs, aka never let us coin an acronym again). Those vehicle locations are now on the map, updated every second. Every time you press GO, riders down the line get to watch the best show on earth™.

Even better? We cracked some code to refresh your agency's real-time faster, too! Those real-time locations should update a few seconds faster now. If your agency updates its feed really fast, you’ll notice. If your agency doesn’t update its feed as fast? Create it yourself by tapping GO. We’ll show you how many people you’re helping, and how you rank against GO riders on your line. Who’s the fairest rider of them all? Now you don’t have to ask the mirror on the wall.

Rate us 7 stars so we can give one to each of Snow White’s dwarfs. (If you can’t give us 7, just 5 is fine ;)

PS: Bug fixes? Logo suggestions? Want to send Katie a GIF of a squirrel? Hit us up on the Twitters @transitapp.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5

64 Ratings

64 Ratings

Great app - needs some fixes though

The:Element

I personally find Transit a great app to use, it’s pretty light on data and the real time tracking helps a lot. I do, however, find some glitches or bugs with the actual tracking. When you’re going on a bus ride the app alerts you the stop is incoming yet there are around 3 stops left before your one comes. Also the transition from bus to walking also isn’t as smooth and at times the map isn’t clear on where you need to go. I’d also like a feature where it shows you all the different routes you can take, as some come earlier than the one the app tells you to take yet can still be taken. Apart from that, I highly enjoy using Transit.

Had to change my rating

takagawa

I initially gave Transit 5 stars but after using it solidly for the past 5 weeks I unfortunately had to change my rating to 3. The greatest strength for Transit is its mobile user experience; it has the most easily understood user interface of public transport apps. It’s let down is its backend: it gives bad routing for walking/buses and transfers between bus/trains. It also has missing bus data (I have reported) which its peers do have. I hope Transit invests in improvement to its backend because that’s the let down in an otherwise well designed mobile app.

Developer Response

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to share your comments! Yes - we are working hard on improving our backend, especially for routing. If you haven't already reported these issues, please do send any examples of bad routing or other errors to us at info@transit.app so that we can know what to fix. Thanks for your support and kind words about the user experience!

Amazing !!!!!!!!!

Andrew Australia

I was using TripView for sydney transportation and, and thinking about some missing features , and how they can improve it, same day I Accidentally found TRANSIT , it has everything I was expecting . Amazing , very creative developers .
Thank you for the amazing product .
Andrew

Information

Seller
9280-0366 Quebec inc.
Size
89.1 MB
Category
Navigation
Compatibility
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
© 2018 Transit App
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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