“Very handy to have routing and real-time data in relationship with bike routes.”
By C. K. Wong
Link to Multimodal Trip Helper
Highlights bus arrival predictions and bikeways to enable users to better plan their transit-bicycle trips. This application is best viewed in Internet Explorer. Microsoft Silverlight plug-in is also required.
“A simple yet user-friendly app with a design well suited for handhelds.”
By Robert Martin and Andrew Greene
Link to iTunes
Displays real-time updates for all buses arriving at the Cal State LA campus using NextBus prediction services. Also displays upcoming Metrolink train arrivals. Designed for iPhones.
“An excellent tool for assessing the walkability of different neighborhoods and areas.”
By Aleisha Jacobson, Matt Lerner and Josh Herst
Link to Walkscore
Returns the Transit Score for a location and provides easy access to nearby public transit stops and routes. Programmers can use the Public Transit API on their sites as well.
“A great app that’s easy to use…just pick it up and use the tool – all very intuitive.”
By Ross MacFarland
Link to Android Market
Provides NextBus arrival times to Android phones. Highlights include bookmarking of stops and the ability to get alerts when buses/trains are a desired amount of time away.