New app for NSW

The NSW Government has released two new apps to help commuters with their daily travel

New app for NSW
Two new apps have been released by the NSW Government

The New South Wales Government has released two new road and public transport comparison apps which use real-time road data to give users all the information they need to make the best trip planning decisions.

Commute and Commuter NSW are the two newest apps to help customers plan their journeys by providing comparison information on driving and public transport travel times, the best route options and optimum time to leave.

Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Duncan Gay says the apps allow you to type into your phone where and when you’re going and the app will tell you what the fastest route is at that exact time.

 "The NSW Government helped create these incredibly clever apps to give commuters an additional service to help them move around with ease in whatever mode of transport they choose to use," he says.

 "No longer do you have to wonder what the traffic will be like on any particular morning – these apps make your phone like a pocket sized crystal ball."

The apps will be particularly handy during the upcoming changes in and around the CBD while the CBD Light Rail is under construction.

"We collaborated with private app developers to produce the apps, two of which are brand new and another four which were released to customers through the App Store and Google Play in March earlier this year," says Gay.

"We know there is an appetite and demand for digital tools to plan trips, compare modes and calculate the ideal departure time – which is why we keep encouraging and teaming up with the developer super stars, to continually build on tools available for our customers.

"Customers can now pick the app which suits them best from the Apple App Store or Google Play."

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