City of Hamilton launches new transportation mobile app
HAMILTON, ON ‚Äď December 2, 2013 ‚Äď The City of Hamilton has launched a new mobile app – Travelwise – designed to get you to where you need to go in Hamilton by using sustainable modes of transportation.
The app is a Public Works initiative as part of the recent ‚ÄėRapid Ready‚Äô report that outlines the City‚Äôs commitment to active, integrated transportation and makes smart commuting easy for all residents and visitors. Created by Hamilton-based Weever Apps Inc., the app provides citizens and visitors with instant access to information on getting around by transit, walking, cycling, carpooling, carshare and taxi.
The free mobile transportation app allows citizens to instantly surf through the best routes, bus check times, nearby locations, general information and upcoming events.
‚ÄĚWe recognized the need to make transportation routes by various modes more accessible to citizens,‚ÄĚ said Peter Topalovic, Project Manager of Transportation Demand Management at the City of Hamilton. ‚ÄúBy going mobile, the City is expanding the channels for commuters to access information about using sustainable modes of transportation in Hamilton.‚ÄĚ
The app can be added to any smart phone or tablet by scanning a QR code or entering the link into your mobile browser. All users can open the app entering this url on their mobile phone www.travelwisehamilton.ca or download from the Google Play Store or the Apple Store. Improvements will continue to be made to the app over time, including the addition of HSR real-time data in the future.
For more information about ‚ÄėRapid Ready‚Äô, please visit http://goo.gl/dpxFOZ