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"Gives you the best route to where you want to go" - New York Times
“You won't realize how much time you can save planning until you use this app” - LA Times
“Killer app” - WSJ
"MBTA has a favorite transit app — and it's called Transit" - Boston Globe

Transit is your real-time urban travel companion. Navigate your city’s public transit system with accurate real-time predictions, simple trip planning, step-by-step navigation, service disruption notifications, and departure and stop reminders... all presented in a clear, bold interface. Public transport not cooperating? Easily request a ride from Uber, Lyft or VIA, or grab the closest bikeshare.

10 GREAT THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH TRANSIT:
1) See real-time arrivals for nearby buses and trains instantly upon launch.
2) Watch your transit vehicle approaching on a map in real-time
3) Compare options with powerful A to B trip plans using real-time data.
4) Launch GO for step-by-step navigation when you’re on an unfamiliar route or want to nap/read/space out.*
5) Receive departure alarms and stop notifications as well as prompts to pick up the pace in GO.*
6) Get push notifications if service disruptions will affect your commute.
7) Plan trips, view transit schedules and get route itineraries—even when you’re offline!
8) Locate bikeshare stations, see the number of bikes available, pay for passes, and unlock bikes (in select cities).
9) Check ETA (and price) for nearby Uber, Lyft and VIA rides, and book in two taps.
10) Easily plan and pay for a trip combining Uber, Lyft, or VIA with transit. We call it Transit+

*continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

5-STAR USER REVIEWS
“Your app was the deciding factor in selling my car”
“Blows Google Maps out of the water.”
"Probably the best thing on my phone, no joke."
“The head of our local transit agency recommended this app over the one her agency created.”
"Truly ingenious work here. Honestly, these guys should be in charge of actual public transportation itself."

CITIES
Transit works in 200+ cities across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand (see USA list below).

USA
Albuquerque
Ann Arbor
Aspen
Atlanta*
Austin*
Baltimore (MTA*, RTA, Charm City Circulator*)
Boston (MBTA*, Massport, MetroWest RTA, Brockton Area Transit (BAT), Lowell RTA, Plymouth & Brockton S. R. Co., CATA)
Buffalo
Blacksburg
Charlottesville
Chattanooga*
Chicago (CTA*, Pace, Metra, NICTD)
Cincinnati*
Cleveland*
Columbus*
Dallas
Denver*
Detroit*
Eau Claire
Fort Myers
Grand Rapids*
Hampton Roads
Hartford (CTTransit, CTFastrak*)
Honolulu*
Houston*
Jacksonville*
Kansas City
Las Vegas*
Los Angeles (Metro*, OCTA*, Metrolink, LADOT*, Omnitrans, RTA, Burbank Bus, Torrance Transit Foothill Transit*, Big Blue Bus*, Beeline*)
Louisville*
Madison*
Miami (MDT*, BCT, Palm Tran*, Tri-Rail)
Milwaukee*
Minneapolis-Saint Paul*
Nashville*
New Orleans*
New York City (NYC Subway*, MTA Buses*, LIRR*, Metro-North*, NJ Transit*, PATH, SI Ferry, NICE*, Bee-Line, RI Tram, NY Waterway, AirTrain, CTTransit, CTFastrak*)
Orlando*
Philadelphia (SEPTA*, NJ Transit*, PATCO)
Phoenix*
Pittsburgh*
Providence
Portland*
Sacramento
Salem, OR
Salt Lake City*
San Antonio
San Diego (MTS*, NCTD*)
San Francisco (BART*, MUNI*, Caltrain*, AC Transit*, VTA*, County Connection*, Golden Gate Transit, SamTrans, Sonoma County Transit, Healdsburg Transit, Cloverdale Transit, Marin Transit)
Seattle (Metro Transit*, City of Seattle*, King County Marine Division, Sound Transit*, Pierce Transit, Kitsap Tours, Everett Transit)
St. Louis*
Stockton
Tampa*
Washington DC (DC Metro / Bus*, DC Circulator*, Ride On*, Arlington Transit*, Fairfax Connector, MTA, VRE*, PRTC)
Worcester
+ Many more

* Uses real-time predictions & vehicle locations for some or all routes.

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Transit also works in cities around the world. View select cities below and the full list at transitapp.com

CANADA
Toronto
Calgary
Montreal
+26 more

EUROPE
Berlin
London
Paris
+16 more

What’s New

Version 5.6.0

- Yes: We removed the pointless bikeshare unlock popup. You can now unlock a bikeshare, right from the home screen!
- No: you cannot unlock a stranger’s bike right from the home screen. But imagine the beautiful chaos…
- Wheelchair/stroller accessibility info is now baked into the trip planner!
- Turn it on in the settings & we’ll suggest trips with accessible stops & accessible vehicles (wherever data is available)
- Holy Cincinnati! We now sell tickets for 4 agencies: Cincinnati Metro, TANK, BCRTA, Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar (that’s Cincinnati’s whole kit & caboodle)
- Also, we fixed some design bugs with Dark Mode: Light Mode elements no longer slip into Dark Mode
- We call that the Luke Skywalker Bug Fix™

Found a bug? Let us know @transitapp on Twitter.

Rate us 5 stars if you think the Millennium Falcon would qualify for the carpool lane

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
58.8K Ratings

58.8K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

Lots of apps can offer driving directions—but what if you’re not driving at all? That’s where Transit comes in. The travel planning app shows you how to get from point A to point B via train, bus, rideshare—and now even bikeshare and scooter. The app will seek out your best route, offer a few alternate options, and let you know how long you can expect to be in transit.

Myiah C ,

Late or non existent buses

I love this app. I use it every time I take public transport. However, I would only give it 4.75 stars if I could. The only issue I have is when I open the app and, for example, it says my bus is about 8 minutes away from my location and then suddenly it’s 30 minutes away without explanation. Is the bus late? I’m not sure. I always assume the time more as an estimate, but that’s quite a large jump. Once, I made it to the stop with the app telling me that it was 3 minutes away but changed to 15, then 30, then 10. It kind of just stayed at 10 for over a hour an a half and no bus ever showed up. Not even the driver who finally arrived knew why there were four absent routes prior to theirs, perhaps no drivers, but it would be cool if there was some kind of way to know if a bus is late. HOWEVER, I still love this app and it’s the only app I use for public transport. My favorite thing, besides how simple it is to navigate, is that I was able to use it while visiting my brother in Hawaii (I live in Washington) and it had all the routes and maps available so I could make my own way around Oahu. I always recommend this app to people who are standing looking at the time sheets at the bus stops.

Developer Response ,

Hi there👋 Thanks a lot for your feedback! We understand how frustrating it is to have the wrong information about your bus! Unfortunately, since we're a third-party app based in Montreal, Canada we're getting all the data we display in the app from the transportation agencies and we're not involved in the operations of the buses. We'd suggest getting in touch with your local transportation agency for more details on why the buses are late or not showing up at all. You can always contact us at info@transitapp.com for any question regarding the app. Thank you!

22spitzname22 ,

Picks up where Google Maps falters

I love this app! Google Maps is great for finding where you are going and maybe even locating bus stops, but it is awful with realtime information. It's impossible to know when exactly your bus or whatever is coming (or if you already missed it... 🙄) with Google Maps; their info seems to be based mostly on published schedules, which bear little resemblance to in-the-moment realities.

This can't replace Google Maps entirely, unfortunately. The granular map detail is not as great, but that's fine, that's not what you need it for. What absolutely drives me insane though is that you can't set a departure reminder if you're leaving within the next 59 minutes. In order to set it if you're leaving in the next hour, the app requires you to start Go. Like, no...? I don't want to track my location needlessly for the next hour, giving up privacy, wasting battery, and streaming unnecessary data. Sometimes you want to look up a bus in 30 minutes and set a reminder to leave in 20... why is this entirely basic functionality missing (or why does it require you to start the location tracking way sooner than is needed)? So for now, I set the reminders in Google Maps (where they let you do that!), and use Transit to track the bus itself. A stupid kludge for a stupid problem... hence four stars for now.

Editors’ Choice

Lots of apps can offer driving directions—but what if you’re not driving at all? That’s where Transit comes in. The travel planning app shows you how to get from point A to point B via train, bus, rideshare—and now even bikeshare and scooter. The app will seek out your best route, offer a few alternate options, and let you know how long you can expect to be in transit.

Information

Seller
9280-0366 Quebec inc.
Size
134.1 MB
Category
Navigation
Compatibility

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Age Rating
4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Wallet

    Get all of your passes, tickets, cards, and more in one place.

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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