Mobile Apps

How do you GO? Click on the icons below to see free mobile apps to help you get around by any mode.

Metro Bus & Rail

 

Transit App TRANSIT

Download the Transit App on the iTunes App Store   Transit Android App Available on Google Play

The Transit App serves as a real-time urban travel companion, helping you navigate public transit system with accurate real-time predictions, simple trip planning, step-by-step navigation, service disruption notifications, and departure and stop reminders.

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Carpool

 

 Ride-Matching

GO Buffalo Niagara works with 511NY to bring you an online carpool matching system. Create an account or log-in to your existing account.

NITTEC App NITTEC

Download the NITTEC App on the iTunes App Store   NITTEC Android App Available on Google Play

The NITTEC Mobile App provides real-time travel information at your fingertips for the Buffalo-Niagara region.

 

Parking

 

Buffalo Roam Parking App Buffalo Roam  

Download the Roam Buffalo App on the iTunes App Store   Roam Buffalo Android App Available on Google Play 

Buffalo Roam, the official mobile payment parking app for Buffalo, provides users with the convenience of handling the entire parking experience from their smartphone. Park, pay, extend, and manage your parking session from your fingertips.

Parking Panda Parking Panda      

Download the Parking Panda App on the iTunes App Store   Parking Panda Android App Available on Google Play 

Parking Panda allows you to easily and quickly search for, reserve, and redeem parking in Buffalo and at thousands of parking lots and garages in over 40 US cities plus Toronto and Edmonton.

Best Parking Best Parking

Download the Best Parking App on the iTunes App Store Best Parking Android App Available on Google Play

Passport Parking Logo Passport Parking

Download the Passport Parking App on the iTunes App Store Passport Parking Android App Available on Google Play

Passport, the parking payment app that provides technology nationwide to millions of customers, has partnered with Allpro Parking to provide services for over 1,400 spaces across the Buffalo area. This includes 10 off-street parking lots.

 

Carshare

 

Zipcar Zipcar    

Download the Zipcar App on the iTunes App Store   Zipcar Android App Available on Google Play

Use the Zipcar App to search for available Zipcars nearby, book a car or extend a reservation. From your phone, you can lock or unlock the doors, and even honk the horn!

NITTEC App NITTEC

Download the NITTEC App on the iTunes App Store   NITTEC Android App Available on Google Play

The NITTEC Mobile App provides real-time travel information at your fingertips for the Buffalo-Niagara region.

Waze App  Waze – GPS Maps & Traffic          

Download the Waze App on the iTunes App Store   Waze Android App Available on Google Play

Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join drivers in your area who share real-time traffic & road info to save time, gas money, and improve daily commuting for all. Just by driving with Waze open, you’re already contributing tons of real-time traffic information to your local community. You can also actively report accidents and other hazards you see on the road. Get road alerts along your route and find the cheapest gas prices around you shared by the community.

 

Ride-Hail

 

Uber Uber      

Download the Uber App on the iTunes App Store   Uber Android App Available on Google Play  Uber in the Amazon App Store

Lyft

Download the Lyft App on the iTunes App Store   Lyft Android App Available on Google Play  Lyft in the Amazon App Store

 

Bikeshare

 

Reddy Bikeshare Reddy Bikeshare        

Download the Social Bicycles App on the iTunes App Store   Social Bicycles Android App Available on Google Play    

You can use the Social Bicycles App to find the nearest Reddy Bikeshare bikes, hub locations, promotions, and more. Ensure that your phone’s GPS is enabled to find bikes available nearby. You can also use a desktop to visit app.socialbicycles.com and choose your pass to get started.

spinlister Spinlister

Download the Social Bicycles App on the iTunes App Store   Social Bicycles Android App Available on Google Play

Spinlister is a peer-to-peer bike sharing app that allows you to list or book a bicycle to rent by the hour, day, or week. This is a great option for short-term bike rental, or if are looking to earn some extra income from a bike you aren’t using. Bikes are listed with a photo, height range, and reviews from previous renters – so you know exactly what you’re getting.

Nervous about renting your bike out? If your bike is damaged or stolen during a rental period and the renter is unable to reimburse you for the fair value of your bike, Spinlister will cover the cost up to $10,000.

 

Taxi

 

 Riide App

Download the Riide App on the iTunes App Store  Riide Android App Available on Google Play

Riide eliminates the guessing and stressing involved with booking a cab. With Riide, you are now only a tap away from your local driver, even during busy periods.

Pick your vehicle type, book for now or pre-book for later and watch your driver arrive in real time.  At the end of your journey have the option to pay by cash, card or business account and journey receipts will be sent via email.

Key features include:
○ Pre-Book in Advance
○ Real-Time Tracking
○ Add your Favorite Locations
○ Split Fare with your friends
○ Estimated Fares
○ Add your Friends
○ Open a Business Account

 

Curb App Curb

Download the Curb App on the iTunes App Store   Curb Android App Available on Google Play

The Curb app allows you to hail and pay for taxis from your phone. You can book rides for now or later, connect with nearby licensed, fully-insured drivers to experience the safest ride on the road, track your ride on the map as it arrives to you, pay your fare with your credit card saved in Curb app and get an e-receipt, and rate your ride.

 

Long-Distance Travel

 

Wanderu  Wanderu       

Download the Wanderu App on the iTunes App Store  Wanderu Android App Available on Google Play      

The Wanderu web browser and mobile app allows you to search for and book tickets for bus or train trips on hundreds of intercity carriers between over 2,000 cities across North America.

 

Amtrak  Amtrak  

Download the Amtrak App on the iTunes App Store   Amtrak Android App Available on Google Play    Amtrak in the Amazon App Store

The Amtrak mobile app provides easy access to all the travel information you need: check your train status, board using your eTicket, book one-way, round-trip, and multi-ride tickets, get station information, and update reservations.

 

Greyhound Greyhound

Download the Greyhound App on the iTunes App Store   Greyhound Android App Available on Google Play       

The Greyhound mobile app allows you to search schedules, book a trip, access Road Rewards, save with discounts, find your terminal location, and more. Users can only book trips originating in the continental United States on the app.

 

Rural Transit

 

Discover Niagara Shuttle App  Discover Niagara Shuttle      

Download the Discover Niagara Shuttle App on the iTunes App Store  Discover Niagara Shuttle Android App Available on Google Play      

The Discover Niagara Shuttle is FREE to ride – and it runs Sunday through Thursday from 9AM to 6PM. For Friday and Saturday, the shuttle runs from 9AM to midnight.

Park your car and experience Niagara’s iconic landscape, rich history and the thriving culture and communities along the scenic Niagara River with the ease and convenience of a hop-on/hop-off shuttle. Enjoy a day of discovery as you connect to 15 destination sites along the 14-mile route from the “Falls to the Fort.”

View the Discover Niagara’s detailed schedule. If you have any questions about their schedule, please ask your driver or contact Discover Niagara.

Download the Discover Niagara Shuttle App in the App Store or on Google Play – or visit the Discover Niagara tracking page to track the shuttles in real time during operating hours.

 

  SmartTraxx App for Olean Area Transit System (OATS)

Download on the iTunes App Store  Get It on Google Play

The OATS provides public transportation service sponsored by the City of Olean for residents of the City and surrounding areas. For more information on the bus routes, schedules, and fares, visit the OATS webpage or call the City of Olean Department of Community Development at (716) 376-5647.

OATS is now using SmartTraxx.  A real-time bus tracking application for viewing vehicle location and related information for users of the Olean Area Transit System.  Users will be able to easily see individual bus routes or view the entire system at once. Bus locations can be tracked so that passengers can make informed transit decisions.

Description taken from the SmartTraxx Website

App Features include:

  1. Track and view all routes at once
  2. Select individual routes
  3. Navigate to specific stops or follow an individual bus
  4. See schedule information
  5. See the next bus arriving and details about that stop location
  6. Receive alerts and directly provide feedback

 

Where’s My Bus? App for Regional Transit Service (RTS)

The RTS provides bus service to the City of Rochester and the Finger Lakes Area, including the following Counties: Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Wyoming. The route network is extensive, and service remains just $1. For more information on routes, schedules, and passes, visit the RTS webpage, or call (585) 288-1700.

The RTS Where’s My Bus? service provides you with real-time bus tracking information and automatic arrival time notifications.