Travel smarter with the most popular and award-winning† app for trekking around Chicago public transit on the CTA, Pace, and Metra! This isn't just a bus or train tracker - with support for all major transit systems in Chicago (CTA, Pace, ...Read more
Travel smarter with the most popular and award-winning† app for trekking around Chicago public transit on the CTA, Pace, and Metra!
This isn't just a bus or train tracker - with support for all major transit systems in Chicago (CTA, Pace, Metra, and even Indiana's South Shore Line) and more features than any other Chicago transit app, this powerful yet easy-to-use app will revolutionize your commute and simplify your life!
Please try the free version first to get a small taste of what this app can do.
■ Vehicle arrival predictions ■ → Real-time predictions for CTA buses → Real-time predictions for CTA trains → Real-time predictions for Pace buses → Real-time predictions for Metra trains → Scheduled predictions for South Shore Line → Watch predictions in the notification area → Set a destination - get estimated trip time → Home screen widget for predictions → Lock screen widget for predictions (4.2+)
■ Save frequently used stops ■ → Organize saved stops with labels → Reorder, edit, and delete favorites easily → Auto + manual backups of all of your data
■ Alerts ■ → Alerts for when to catch your ride → Alerts for when to get off at your stop → Pick the ringtone to play for these alerts
■ Nearby Stops ■ → Find stops within up to a ½ mile radius → View routes + directions at those stops → Get predictions at any nearby stop
■ Powerful mapping features ■ → 3D Google Maps V2 implementation → Plot any saved stop on a map → Find + plot bus stops anywhere in the city → View predictions right on the map → View vehicle locations + travel directions → View full route paths
■ Trip planning features ■ → Step-by-step directions via public transit → Set arrival or departure time → Save most used queries for faster planning → Save generated directions for offline use
■ Even more features ■ → Highly configurable to work how you want → Favorite Routes filtering → Service alerts that may affect your trip → Import your data from free version → Import / Export your data to the cloud with Google Drive or Dropbox → Data caching: fast loading + offline use → Built-in error and bug-reporting → Dedicated customer support - just email!
========== Additional Info ==========
This app is still under HEAVY, ACTIVE development!
Many more features still to come, with major updates every month or two!
Please email with suggestions, ideas, and feature requests!
Please see website for: • Complete user guide / help pages • Transit system limitations • Detailed FAQs • Permissions explanations
This app uses Google Analytics for gathering ANONYMOUS app-usage statistics.
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UPDATED ON: Nov 21, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 5,000 - 10,000
LATEST VERSION: 3.5
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.3 and up
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