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Washington Metro Your New Eye. This is a unique augmented reality functionality (only available to iOS4 users with an iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4) that enables you to see the nearest stations and POI with iPhone's camera live view. Elements located at a distance less than 1km (0,621miles) only will be displayed.

- iPhone vertical position: 360-degree view of all stations nearby your location, updated in real time as you walk in the streets.

- iPhone horizontal position: List of all nearest stations. When a station is selected, a red arrow (compass) is displayed to show the direction and the distance to that point.

Washington Metro iPhone and iPod Touch application is a comprehensive guide to traveling through Washington, DC. It includes subway maps.

- Detailed map of Washington subway. Landscape and portrait modes are available.

- Precise location of each station on the map (with a red circle). This application is fully compatible with Google Maps, each station is represented by a red pin, a popup shows you the distance, and it's updated live (thanks to GPS) as you walk in the streets of Washington.

- The journey planner tool allows you to find automatically the best route to get to your destination in Washington Metro. Interactive map to choose your stations for the route. To get better Route results, please switch into Best Route in the settings. The journey planner does not require a network connection to operate, it works perfectly while in the subway.

- A bookmark manager allows you to save your favorite stations and routes.

- The application locates the nearest metro stations from your position in Washington. You can also provide an address in Washington, the application indicates the stations closest to that address.

- Service Advisories (Live travel news) from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is available.

- You can add new Point of Interest (POI) databases to Washington Metro application through an in-app purchase. These options allow you to activate Fast Food POI, Restaurants POI, Coffee, Pastry & Ice Cream POI, Leisure POI and Accommodation POI in Washington. You will be able to locate all nearby POI on Google Maps.

- This application is available in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese.

Thank you for taking the time to report any bugs or to request an enhancement to Washington Metro application. Feedback is very important to us. We will do our best to answer queries. Email us at

What's New in Version 3.1.1

Bugs fixed.

To get better Route results, please switch into Best Route in the settings (via Route tab).

You can support us right now by adding a short review of Washington Metro on iTunes, this really gives us the energy to improve the application. Much appreciated.

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Customer Reviews


On a normal trip to the nations capital this was the best most helpful app I've ever gotten from the app store. This app does everything. It helps you route everything and tells you how to each specific location and it's very easy to use. If your going to be traveling on the metro, your going to need this app. Thanks for a great app.

Needs Arrival Times!

In the last update they made a comment asking for a review. It does what it says it does well, but the one thing that DC Metro App has over this is the arrival times. To most I would say this is a major factor in planning and making your trip. So please add this feature, adding it will give you 5 stars but without the integration it is lacking an important feature.

Perfect for a DCist. Needs just one thing.

This app is the reason I'm so savvy on the metro after just a few months here. It's precise, user-friendly, and perfect for a quick double-check that you're on the right train.
One thing-- I'd love to get arrival times on this app. If they added those on an update, this would be five stars.

Washington Metro
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.1.1
  • Size: 1.4 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Leisure POI Pack$0.99
  2. Fast Food POI Pack$0.99
  3. Coffee, Pastry & Ice Cream POI Pack$0.99
  4. Restaurants POI Pack$0.99
  5. Accommodation POI Pack$0.99