The New York MTA made its transit data available to iPhone app developers, who have used it to create apps with more accurate train and bus schedules as well as more general transit info.
Here are 6 new MTA iPhone apps for NYC. Take a look and see which one you like best.
Tells you when the train is scheduled to arrive. Also includes service alerts and advisories.
NYC subway map app that works even when you’re offline. Plus it includes evening and weekend maps, which is always the most confusing time to be taking the subway.
Calls itself “the ultimate transport app” (and has a London counterpart).
Bus New York City, $3
All bus schedules and routes in Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx, plus partial bus schedules for other boroughs. Mark the ones you use every day as favorites for quick lookup. Includes status updates.
Transit App, free
Schedules for NYC transit as well as Chicago, LA, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and others.