1. Transit App
Hands down the best app for tracking CTA buses and El trains, Transit App uses your location to show you every possible route in the vicinity along with reliable, real-time arrival data, all with a sleek, intuitive interface. Tell it where you need to go and it will find your best route. Taking an unfamiliar trip? Use the GO feature to tell the app where you want to get off, and it’ll give you a heads up when you’re nearing your stop. Bonus: Transit is active in 125 cities around the world; open it up in NYC or Boston or San Francisco and it works just like you’re used to.
Get the app: transitapp.com