Download Transit Autopilot apk 1.18 free for Android smartphone

28 Feb
Transit Autopilot

Posted by Darwin Collins in Transportation | Feb. 28, 2015 | 1 Comments

Apk file size: 1.7 MB

Quickly view your saved bus/train schedule and current status!

Purpose of this mobile app:
1. Display current time and status of your saved routes and stops. (great for commuters)
2. Display current rider advisories and alerts.
3. Fast results and simple text display and speech readout.
4. Practical mobile app exercise for MIT App Inventor 2 students/instructors.
5. Seek consistent templates for api/web services for bus / train and shuttle companies.
6. Open source mobile app for transit agencies and their advocates.

Transit systems supported: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), AC Transit, APL (Maryland), Asheville Redefines Transit, California University of Pennsylvania, Camarillo Area (CAT), Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, Chapel Hill Transit, Charles River TMA - EZRide, Charm City Circulator, City College NYC, City of Oxford, Collegetown Shuttle, CyRide, DC Circulator, Downtown Connection, Dumbarton Express, East Carolina University, Emery-Go-Round, Fairfax (CUE), Foothill Transit, George Mason University, Georgia College, Glendale Beeline, Gold Coast Transit, Indianapolis International Airport, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Lasell College, Los Angeles Metro, Los Angeles Rail, Loyola University Maryland, MBTA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mission Bay, Moorpark Transit, NYC MTA - Bronx, NYC MTA - Brooklyn, NYC MTA - Staten Island, North County Transit District, Omnitrans, Palos Verdes Transit, Pensacola Beach (SRIA), Portland Streetcar, Prince Georges County, RTC RIDE, Reno, Radford Transit, Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland, Roosevelt Island, Rutgers Univ. Newark College Town Shuttle, Rutgers University, San Francisco Muni, Seattle Streetcar, Simi Valley (SVT), Societe de transport de Laval, Societe de transport de Sherbrooke, Temple University, Thousand Oaks Transit (TOT), Thunder Bay, Toronto Transit Commission, Unitrans ASUCD/City of Davis, University of California San Francisco, University of Maryland, University of Minnesota, Ventura Intercity (VISTA), Western Kentucky University, York College

This release supports transportation systems that have published their predictive or real time schedules via web services offered by transit agencies and solution providers such as NextBus.

This mobile app is independently created. It is not supported by any company or transit agency. This mobile app will not Trip Plan, Find your closest transit stop, Buy tickets, Use social media, Have advertisements, or track your location. GPS Lat/Lon and phone identity is not shared/transmitted.

The layout and text use on the screen is meant to be compatible with settings and applications for the visual and hearing impaired. Current smartphones have accessibility helpers such as TalkBack. USA: Section 508 (Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) strives for mobile applications and web sites to be more accessibility for people with disabilities.

This mobile app is written using MIT App Inventor 2, which is a visual programming platform (building blocks) that is commonly taught in K12 (elementary, middle and high school. This development environment is easy to use and affordable to all age groups.
MIT App Inventor 2: http://ai2.appinventor.mit.edu
UT Dallas K12 Outreach: http://www.utdallas.edu/k12/

As part of the learning experience, students are given progressively more difficult exercises. Programming concepts are learned via these exercises. This app can be a practical tutorial exercise and spark student interest in their local transit agency.
Code demonstrates: GPS (selects closest departure stop from your trip list), Speech (improve communication, speaks key info), Shake (ability to shake phone to prompt a schedule refresh without pressing refresh button), Storage (saves your setting), Activity events that display stop locations on Google Maps, CSV & XML parsing.

More information and limited support for this app at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/107458381939803562610

Whats new

    Reverse Button enabled when a reverse/return trip is listed on the user's trip list.

Darwin Collins part of our Transportation and have average installs from 100 to 500. Last Update Feb. 28, 2015. Google play rating is 73.3333. Current verison is 1.18. Actual size 1.7 MB.

Download transit-autopilot.apk 1.7 MB

1 Comments

Don Merchant

Problem on Nexus 7 I tried your app on my Nexus 7 (2013) on Lollipop. The setup page doesn't fit properly and text is cut off. I also work with AI2 so that was my interest to look at your app to see how yours worked.

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