Fed up of not knowing when the next bus is coming? Just missed a bus and need to know if its worth waiting for the next one? Need to know where the nearest bus stop or tube station is? Want to travel across London in the quickest time ...Read more
Fed up of not knowing when the next bus is coming? Just missed a bus and need to know if its worth waiting for the next one? Need to know where the nearest bus stop or tube station is? Want to travel across London in the quickest time possible?
If like thousands of other Londoners you need answers to these questions then look no further than the "Live London Transport Tracker" app for Android devices.
Live London Transport Tracker is an Android app that makes use of Transport for London's data API stream. This stream provides real time arrivals countdown information for buses, tubes, trams, river boats and even cable cars! This app accesses the stream and provides a simple interface to view all the data.
Features: Live arrivals countdown - View live information on when the next public transport is due at 20000 stops across London.
Predicted arrivals (Bus only) - Find out what time your bus is due at your destination.
Journey Planner - Need to travel across London? Get from A to B? Live London Transport Tracker has you covered! Using a simple and intuitive interface you can easily find your way around London.
Service Status - Real time up to the minute information on the status of London's public transport.
Nearby Stops - Use the GPS of your phone to see on a map where the nearest stops and stations are and instantly see its arrivals information.
Tube station info - See instantly the opening times, zone, phone number, address and other important info about each tube station.
Favourites - Add a bus stop or tube station to your favourites list for easy access.
Editable Favourites - Change the name of your favourites to something more famililar (Home, Work etc).
Comprehensive search - Find any London stop or station, bus, tube, tram, river boat route within seconds. All routes are viewable on a map too!
Manual or Auto refresh - The app automatically refreshes the data every 30 seconds but also provides "Pull Down To Refresh" functionality to manually refresh the data.
Ease of use - A nice easy to use interface.
Disclaimer Times and Data. Please note, all times and data displayed by the app comes from Transport for London. Any timing issues will be down to the data coming from TfL, the app does NOT make any timing or data assumptions!
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UPDATED ON: Mar 19, 2016
INSTALLATIONS: 500,000 - 1,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 3.2.2
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 4.0 and up
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
read phone state and identity
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
access extra location provider commands
Access extra location provider commands. Malicious applications could use this to interfere with the operation of the GPS or other location sources.
approximate (network-based) location
Access location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.