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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Chariot logo

Chariot: Commuter shuttle service in many San Francisco neighborhoods.

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.

Moovit logo

Moovit: Free trip planner, transit services alerts, and crowd sourced changes or updates to your trip.

MuniAlerts logo

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

My Bus Times logo

My Bus Times: Real-time transit information for your Apple Watch and iPhone.

NextBus logo

NextBus: Find real-time ETA for nearby stops instantly and find location of stop(s) and vehicle(s) on live map.

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.

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.

Time2GoHome logo

Time2GoHome: Notifies you when your commute is bearable.

Waze logo

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

Best Parking logo

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

Luxe logo

Luxe: Request a valet to park for you wherever you’re going.

Parking Panda logo

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

SFPark logo

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

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: “Place to place” carpooling that pairs drivers with riders.

Duet logo

Duet: Peer-to-peer carpooling for daily commuters.

MüV logo

MüV: Connects drivers and riders for shared travel along similar routes at similar times.

Scoop logo

Scoop: Create carpools within a trusted network of neighbors & co-workers, on your schedule.

Tripda logo

Tripda: Ridesharing community for long-distance travel.

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.

Uber logo

Uber: On-demand private driver.

City CarShare logo

City CarShare: Drive a shared car. Gas & insurance included.

DriveNow logo

DriveNow: Drive a shared electric BMW.

Getaround logo

Get Around: Rent cars by the hour from people around you. Rent out your car and earn cash.

RelayRides logo

RelayRides: Rent cars from real people, or make money renting out your car.

Scoot logo

Scoot: Shared, electric scooters you can ride anywhere in San Francisco.

Zipcar logo

Zipcar: Drive a shared car. Gas & insurance included.

Cyclemeter logo

Cyclemeter GPS: Track your cycling with maps, graphs, splits, intervals, laps, announcements, zones, training plans and more.

CycleTracks logo

CycleTracks: Bicycle trip tracking tool.

Google Maps logo

Google Maps: Compare driving, transit, biking, and walking.

Nimbler logo

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

Swyft logo

Swyft: Compare real-time availability and pricing of local transit options: Subway, Metro, Train, Bus, Taxi, Rideshare.

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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.


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