Mobile & Apps - Third Party Apps

Below are some unique free and commercial applications created by third-party developers. If you try these resources or have other apps to suggest for inclusion, please let us know your thoughts.

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BayTripper logo

BayTripper: Real-time and scheduled transit trip planning on MUNI, BART, Caltrain and ferries, bike routing, and taxi information.

Chariot logo

Chariot: Commuter shuttle service in many San Francisco neighborhoods.

iCommute SF Lite logo

iCommute SF: Real-time arrival information for nearest transit stations.

iNap logo

iNap: Transit alerts when nearing your destination.

Lobby Transit

Lobby Transit: Create a real-time transit display in a lobby or office space using an iOS device.

MuniAlerts logo

Muni Alerts: San Francisco Muni bus and train schedules. Bookmark routes and stops. Arrival predictions down to the second. Arrival Alerts.

Networked Traveller logo

Path2Go: Free real-time traveler information delivered to your mobile phone or web browser. U.C. Berkeley researchers are seeking early adopters to test this app and help evaluate how real-time information can encourage and assist travelers in making better travel decisions.

RailBandit logo

RailBandit: Train schedules and service alerts.

Ridescout logo

Ridescout: Real-time transportation options that are available right now. Get all transit, bus, bike, taxi, car share, rideshare, parking and walking directions in one view.

Roadify logo

Roadify: Real-time transit information on buses, subway, trains, bikes, ferry and car2go combined with commentary about transit conditions from other riders.

Routesy logo

Routesy Bay Area: Real-time transit information for MUNI, BART, Caltrain and AC Transit.

StopProAlert logo

StopAlertPro: Provides audio-visual alerts when nearing your destination.

TransiCast logo

TransiCast: Real-time public transit information. Access stops, routes and next bus or train times.

Transitly logo

Transitly: Personalized real-time public transit departures. Automatically saves most used routes and displays them on the front page.

Transporter logo

Transporter: Real-time transit trip planner that enables users to view upcoming stops and arrival times.

Zoute logo

Zoute: Real-time transit route tracking. Find bus and subway stops closest to you and get detailed schedule of routes, maps and stop sequences.

Carticipate logo

Beat the Traffic: Access incidents, traffic speeds, cameras and traffic forecasts.

California Road Report logo

California Road Report: Check CalTrans road conditions, CHP incidents and find rest stops in California.

California Traffic Report logo

California Traffic Report: Delivers commute times based on current traffic conditions, traffic speeds and congestions, and traffic maps based on data supplied by Caltrans.

Gas Buddy logo

Gas Buddy: Helps you find the best fuel prices closest to your location -- complete with maps and turn-by-turn directions on how to get there.

Inrix logo

Inrix: Provides real time traffic alerts; traffic forecasting; accident, police and other event information, along your route.

SigAlert logo

SigAlert: Real-time road speeds, traffic reports, and roadside traffic cameras.

Waze logo

Waze: A community based mapping, traffic, & navigation app. Use Waze to outsmart traffic, save time, gas money, and improve daily commuting.

Time2GoHome logo

Time2GoHome: Notifies you when your commute is bearable.

Best Parking logo

Best Parking: Locates and steers drivers towards the cheapest and most convenient parking garages and lots in 42 cities & 79 airports.

Park Circa logo

Park Circa: Assists neighbors with coordinating and sharing parking. List your own space while you aren't using it, and park in another space while the owner is away.

SFPark logo

SFPark: Check parking availability and pricing information in San Francisco, by neighborhood or area.

Parking Panda logo

Parking Panda: Find, pay, and reserve a guaranteed parking space in real-time.

ZIRX logo

ZIRX: On-demand valet parking. ZIRX will pick up your car, park it, and return it to you.

Carma logo

Carma: Real-time carpool matches for departures within as little as 10 minutes.

Carzac logo

Carzac: Connects riders with drivers in real-time.

Lyft logo

Lyft: Instant pickup from a friendly, background-checked community driver.

Sidecar Ride logo

Sidecar Ride: Real-time ride from a pre-vetted, nearby driver.

SliceRide logo

SliceRides: A ride-matching network for professionals.

Uber logo

Uber: On-demand private driver.

CycleTracks logo

CycleTracks: Bicycle trip tracking tool.

iBikeChallenge logo

iBikeChallenge: Record your bike trips, track miles, calories burned, gas money saved and pollution prevented.

Nimbler logo

Nimbler: Real-time transit & bike directions for San Francisco Bay Area.

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Commute Greener logo

CommuteGreener: Track your trips and reduce your carbon footprint. Then challenge your friends to do the same.

iSmog logo

iSmog:  Free app developed by 511 Contra Costa that pushes air quality forecasts to your iPhone based on a specific air basin that the user can select.

Spare the Air logo

Spare the Air: Spare the Air Day Alerts, air quality forecasts, tools and podcasts.


Plan Your Transit Trip – It's Easy!

Use the interactive 511 Transit Trip Planner to generate step-by-step instructions for traveling from place to place on public transportation – including an itinerary with schedules, fares, time estimates, and interactive maps.

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Developer Resources

Find out how to get 511 Transit and Traffic data for application development or a custom version of the 511 RideMatch Service for your company's website.

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