Nowadays, the use of public transport has increased due to several factors, mostly because of economic reasons. In this aspect, populations have outgrown their cities and become less usable. The system is trying to cover a greater territory with public transport or at least make the environment friendlier for the bikers in cities like London, New York or Washington DC. Citymapper helps the modern day smartphone user to find the best way to move around, using the easiest public transport methods. The app is available to download for free for Android or iOS devices.
The design of Citymapper is quite simple and user-friendly. Just like in any other mapping application, you need to insert a destination for the software to calculate the best possible route. What makes it unique is the ability to show the time it will take you to get to the place according to the transport you choose, and its time interval. The information is provided by the official transport agencies of each city in real-time.
Citymapper is reinventing the way the urban dweller moves in the city both overground and underground
Thanks to this comprehensive map application avoiding complicated instructions, Citymapper is reinventing the way the urban dweller moves in the city both overground and underground. This way, it combines the advantages of a simple interactive touch interface with the useful information provided through the Internet connection, adding the functionality all users need.
Wherever you go, it will take you there
Although the diversity of cities is not so great for now, those that are available are shown in full detail. With this free to download Citymapper, you will enjoy New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, London, Berlin, Madrid, Barcelona and Paris. The detailed information about their transport systems makes the app recommendable for those who will visit these cities, accepting suggestions of the travelling method.
The main methods included in Citymapper include not only the public transports, but also the individual routes you can take additionally. Selecting the destination, the software will show you the route you need to take for walking or cycling to get there. It also helps getting a cab or taxi, or showing the closest public platform with the different connection you will have to take. The app also notifies you of disruptions to services, a taxi booking feature, provides weather information, and even tells you the number of calories you burn with the route!
Citymapper 3.8 Features
Discover all the features of Citymapper for mobile devices to download:
- Get to any place knowing beforehand the route and the time it will take
- Simple and comprehensive interface improving its usage for the general user
- Combine different methods of transport like walking, cycling, taxi, train, subway / metro, ferry or tram according to your needs
- Accurate data on the time intervals of the public transport methods thanks to the official transport agencies of each city
- Full detail of cities like NYC, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco bay area, Washington DC, Paris, London, Barcelona, Berlin and Madrid, with more coming
- Compatible with new Smart Watches devices for Android
- Real-time notifications about the status of the transport, disruptions, weather, saved routes and even calories burned
Give it a try and visit the official website for full details.
These are the requirements for using Citymapper in your smartphone:
- Operating System: Android 2.3, iOS 6 or later
- Size: 12MB Free for iOS and 4.8MB for Android