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Dev: Apps

Check out some of the applications that have already been created for VTA riders.  Send us an email at customer.service@vta.org if you would like us to add your app to the list.

Keep in mind, VTA did not create any of the these applications, we make no claim about their accuracy, we are not responsible for any virus or damage the apps may cause to your device, and we don't support any of these applications.

iPhone, iPod, iPad (iOS)

Elerts

Price: Free
Developer: ELERTS Corp
App Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vtalerts/id633600618?ls=1&mt=8

This safety application is designed for the VTA bus and light rail system in Santa Clara County in California. The VTAlerts App offers riders a quick and discreet method for reporting safety concerns and suspicious activities directly to VTA Security or, in the event of an emergency, directly to police. Riders can send VTA security pictures, text messages, and locations of suspicious persons and/or activities making riding safer and more comfortable for all.
 
   
zoute logo   Price: Free
   Developer: Zoute
   App Link:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.zoute
 

About Zoute 
Zoute makes public transit easy. We recognize that public transit is often inconvenient. Zoute helps you identify the bus and subway stops closest to you, tracks your routes in realtime, and quickly takes you to your favorite destinations - all from our free mobile app. Let us take you there!

The Transit App Price: Free
Developer: Samuel Vermette
App Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/transit-app/id498151501?mt=8
 

 
Wherever you are, instantly know when the next bus or train is arriving. And if you’re going somewhere new, our easy-to-use trip planner will get your there. 
 
 
Transit Times App Logo Price: 2.99
Developer: Transit Times +
App Link:http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/transittimes+/id490514093?mt=8&uo=4&at=11lda8
  Comprehensive scheduled & real-time public transit information for USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand, including:
- Directions search
- Offline schedules for 80+ cities
- Ability to check balance of Clipper card in SF Bay Area
- Ability to view real-time positions of VTA Light Rail in San Jose, CA
 
Tripgo logo Price: Free
Developer: TripGo
App Link:https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/tripgo/id533630842?mt=8


 
TripGo is your next generation trip planner that provides all your door-to-door options for easy comparison. Find your way using any combination of public transport, taxi, shuttle services, car, motorbike, cycling, bike sharing and walking. It works around more than 40 cities in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US. TripGo is an award winning transport app that got you covered - whatever your travel preferences.
 
More information is available on our website: http://www.skedgo.com
 

  The TransLoc Transit Visualization app lets you see the real-time location of all buses, as well as access announcements that might impact your ride. Download the free app for your device
 

App Name: Smart Ride®
Price: Free
Developer: Smart Ride, Inc.
Platform: iOS (Android coming soon)
URL: http://www.smartrideapp.com/

Smart Ride® empowers your commute by providing real-time arrivals and alerts for many major North American transit agencies, including VTA!

** TIME.com "50 Best iPhone Apps" for 2012 **

** Winner of LA Metro Developer Challenge for the best NextBus Mobile App **

Transportation helps define the values of our society. A good transportation system gives all people more choices for where to live, work, and have fun.  Having a reliable system with accurate and predictable information gives you freedom to spend your time on what matters to you most in life.

So sit back and relax, Smart Ride has you covered. Those few extra minutes in the morning with the kids, people watching at the cafe, or just staying out of the rain, can really make all the difference in your day.

 

Price: Free
Developer: ROADIFY
App Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/roadify-train-subway-bus-ferry/id395111132?mt=8
Support:support@roadify.com

Roadify gives you:
- Official transit schedules with real-time arrivals
- Both licensed PDF maps & street view
- Official service alerts & changes
- Ability to give & receive updates from other riders
- Twitter integration for every line
- A list of nearby available parking through a parking spot exchange system

Check your favorite routes in one app and give updates as you go. Roadify makes it easy to find when the train, subway, bus or ferry is coming without having to download a bunch of expensive apps.
 
 

511/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
Price: Free
Developer: MTC and MDV
Website:  http://www.511.org/apps-transit.asp

Description: Plan a transit trip on the go using the free 511 Transit App. Search for “511 Transit” at the App Store. Available for iPhone 4 (and later).

Lumatic City Maps
Price: Free
Developer: Lumatic
Website:http://lumatic.com/
Support: feedback@lumatic.com

Description:  Designed for locals and travelers alike, Lumatic City Maps provides detailed public transit and walking directions.

 
Moovit
Price: Free
Developer: Moovit
Website: www.moovitapp.com
Support: support@moovitapp.com

Description: Moovit is a community based app that takes the hassle out of public transport. No more checking the schedules for the bus, train, tram or metro. Join your local community of users to receive and share real-time information about your trip and navigate easily to your destination.

 
San Jose Transite San Jose Transit
Price: $2.99
Developer: Vashishtha Jogi
Website: sanjosetransit.com
Support: sanjosetransit@gmail.com

Description: Provides offline access to all routes and maps, with advanced functionality not available in the lite version.

HopStop
Price: Free
Developer: HopStop.com, Inc.

Description: HopStop provides door-to-door walking, biking and mass transit directions in over 100 cities worldwide including Santa Clara County, NYC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Jersey, Long Island, Boston, Washington, D.C., Paris, London, Moscow and more.

San Jose Transite Lite San Jose Transit Lite
Price: FREE
Developer: Vashishtha Jogi
Website: sanjosetransit.com
Support: sanjosetransit@gmail.com

Description: Provides offline access to all routes and maps.  The lite version does not have all the functionality available in the full version

San Jose We Go
Price: FREE
Developer: Chien Hsien
Website: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/san-jose-we-go/id452939100?ls=1&mt=8#
Description: This application is designed for those people using VTA (Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority) bus or light rail service. By this application, you can access the route map and schedule offline. If your portable device equip with the GPS support , the application can show you the distance with every station. With this feature, you can easy to know which station is the nearest to you and it can also show you the map of that station.

TransitMaster
Price: FREE
Developer: Eric Mathews
Description: TransitMaster (TM) includes the complete VTA transit feed in a mobile app database.

allSchedules
Price: FREE
Developer: Jose Carvalho
Description: 5 things that make a difference
1. Multiple transport modes. Bus, rail, metro, tram and even ferry.
2. Half a million stops in one App! Zoom-out the map to see which cities are supported.
3. Stop search is Map based. Use the GPS or type the name of a point of interest to find your stop on the map.
4. Schedules have 48 hours of information. You can plan your travels for the current and the next days.
5. Offline bookmark's schedules. Visited bookmark's schedules are accessible without internet connection

Android

Price: Free
Developer: ELERTS Corp
App Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.elerts.vta

This safety application is designed for the VTA bus and light rail system in Santa Clara County in California. The VTAlerts App offers riders a quick and discreet method for reporting safety concerns and suspicious activities directly to VTA Security or, in the event of an emergency, directly to police. Riders can send VTA security pictures, text messages, and locations of suspicious persons and/or activities making riding safer and more comfortable for all.

 
The Transit App​​ Developer: Samuel Vermette
App Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.thetransitapp.droid

Wherever you are, instantly know when the next bus or train is arriving. And if you’re going somewhere new, our easy-to-use trip planner will get your there. 

Transit Times App Logo Price: 2.99
Developer: Transit Times +
App Link: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=au.com.transittimes.android
  Comprehensive scheduled & real-time public transit information for USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand, including:
- Directions search
- Offline schedules for 80+ cities
- Ability to check balance of Clipper card in SF Bay Area
- Ability to view real-time positions of VTA Light Rail in San Jose, CA
 
Price: Free
Developer: Clark Stonehocker 
App Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seniorproject.caltraindashmobileapp

About Caltrain/DASH 
This app is geared toward residents of the Bay Area in California, particularly to those who commute via Caltrain and/or DASH (a free shuttle for downtown San Jose). It's main features are that it provides the Caltrain schedule, DASH schedule, and trip-planning capabilities for the combination of Caltrain and DASH. The app also provides Twitter feeds for Caltrain and VTA (owners of DASH) so users can see real-time news and updates about transit delays, etc. If you commute via Caltrain and/or DASH, this is a must-have app for you!

 
zoute logo Price: Free
Developer: Zoute
App Link:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.zoute
  About Zoute 
Zoute makes public transit easy. We recognize that public transit is often inconvenient. Zoute helps you identify the bus and subway stops closest to you, tracks your routes in realtime, and quickly takes you to your favorite destinations - all from our free mobile app. Let us take you there!
 
Tripgo logo Price: Free
Developer: TripGo
App Link:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.buzzhives.android.tripplanner&hl=en



 
TripGo is your next generation trip planner that provides all your door-to-door options for easy comparison. Find your way using any combination of public transport, taxi, shuttle services, car, motorbike, cycling, bike sharing and walking. It works around more than 40 cities in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US. TripGo is an award winning transport app that got you covered - whatever your travel preferences.
 
More information is available on our website: http://www.skedgo.com
 

511/Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
Price: Free
Developer: MTC and MDV
Website:  http://www.511.org/apps-transit.asp

Description: Plan a transit trip on the go using the free 511 Transit App. Search for “511 Transit” at Google play.

BusNearMe
Price: Free
Developer: Wei Chen
Support: cw4159@gmail.com
Description: This app shows you the bus stations near you. For each station, you can get the schedules and visualization of the transit routes serving it. If you choose the transit route you want to take, the app will remind you when the trip starts and ends according to the schedule. You can also search for a transit route and get its schedule and map it. If you want, the app can also display your trace on the map
 
 

Lumatic City Maps
Price: Free
Developer: Lumatic
Website:http://lumatic.com/
Support: feedback@lumatic.com

Description:  Designed for locals and travelers alike, Lumatic City Maps provides detailed public transit and walking directions.

 
Moovit
Price: Free
Developer: Moovit
Website: www.moovitapp.com
Support: support@moovitapp.com

Description: Moovit is a community based app that takes the hassle out of public transport. No more checking the schedules for the bus, train, tram or metro. Join your local community of users to receive and share real-time information about your trip and navigate easily to your destination.

 
Next VTA application

Next VTA
Price: FREE
Developer: Jeffrey Blattman

Description: Quickly find the next scheduled bus / light rail, browse any VTA schedule, view VTA route maps.

HopStop
Price: Free
Developer: HopStop.com, Inc.
 HopStop provides door-to-door walking, biking and mass transit directions in over 100 cities worldwide including Santa Clara County, NYC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Jersey, Long Island, Boston, Washington, D.C., Paris, London, Moscow and more.
 

VTA Planner
Price: FREE
Developer: Likun Xi
Description:This application puts the entire VTA system at the user's fingertips. It allows the user to find the station nearest them, find the next trips departing from any station during any time window, search for stations by name, and view system maps, timetables

VTA - GTFS Read and Show
Price: FREE
Developer: JJ Stiff
Description: This app will display all the stops on a Google Map. You can select a stop, see the route, and see the arrival times for the day.

Windows Phone

HopStop
Price: Free
Developer: HopStop.com, Inc.
Description: HopStop provides door-to-door walking, biking and mass transit directions in over 100 cities worldwide including Santa Clara County, NYC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Jersey, Long Island, Boston, Washington, D.C., Paris, London, Moscow and more.
 
here transit logo HERE Transit
Price: Free
Developer: HERE Europe B.V.

HERE Transit makes it easier for you to get anywhere by bus, train and subway. Customize the way you use public transit and quickly compare routes, departure and arrival times and how far you need to walk for each route option. Available in over 740 cities FREE for WP8 in USA, UK, CAN, MEX, FRA, ESP, ITA, and DEU

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