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Are You Looking for Mobile Phone Applications to Help Make Your Trip Safer and Easier?

A smooth commute makes for a more pleasant experience. Here are some ways you can plan for and adjust your trips to get where you’re going more smoothly. These six mobile apps can help you get in and around Seattle and beyond:

Find It, Fix It 


This City of Seattle application allows you to report various concerns within city limits, such as potholes, graffiti, abandoned vehicles and more. The app is available for both iOS and Android devices. You can also report online here.


PayByPhone Parking 


Pay for your parking spot without leaving your car! This app gives you a convenient way to extend parking time remotely (if available) and can send you text messages reminding you before your parking time expires. Available for iOS and Android devices.


Seattle Travelers Live Traffic Cameras 


The Seattle Travelers application provides all who use city streets helpful commute information, such as traffic volumes, travel times, and City contacts for further questions. Users also have access to near real-time traffic camera feed, to check out what’s happening on the streets! Available for iOS devices and on our mobile friendly site.


Puget Sound Trip Planner 


Managed by King County Metro Transit, this application is great for planning bus trips, viewing departure times, and checking out bus timetables. The application is available for download on your iOS or Android devices.


One Bus Away 


Another helpful transit application, One Bus Away , shows near real-time bus arrivals, stop locations, and mapped transit routes. You can also search for bus tops using stop numbers and current location. Download it for your iOS or Android devices.




If you’re traveling beyond Seattle, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)’s app can help you navigate the interstates and ferry system. The application gives users a way to view traffic maps, ferry schedules, current toll rates and more. The application is available for iOS, Android, or mobile friendly devices here.


For more City mobile applications and mobile friendly websites, check them out HERE. Safe travels!