Since bus service was cut by about 20% on Feb. 7, there's more reason than ever to use the CTA Bus Tracker to find out when your next bus will arrive.
The CTA's own site works pretty well on by own BlackBerry, but I know
that iPhone and Android users often like to use apps specifically
designed for their device. And understandably so, since they are
generally optimized to display better and are usually slicker.
Here's just a quick review of some of the apps out there. This is not
an exhaustive list, and I haven't tried them. I'm just offering some
links for those who want to give them a shot. Let us know if I'm
- CTA Tracker -- 99 cents from Livespark.
- TransitGenie Chicago -- free from BITS Lab @ UIC
- Buster: The Chicago Bus Tracker -- 99 cents from Electropuf
- Transitly from Liquid Mongoose