NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Moovit, the worldwide leading crowd-sourced app for real-time public transit navigation, today received the New York City Metropolitan Transit Agency & AT&T App Quest Public Choice Award.
Moovit received the most public votes for combining real-time MTA data with user-information riders can provide from their own experiences.
This milestone comes as Moovit crosses 2 million users and has become one of the leading apps in the navigation and transportation category in several countries including England, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Israel.
"We're excited to partner with NYC MTA to provide New Yorkers a better public transit lifestyle," said Omar H. Téllez, Moovit's President. "We're honored to have been chosen by the New York citizens as the best app to navigate the MTA system," added Mr. Tellez.
"Utilizing technology to enhance access to government data promotes greater government efficiency, improves performance, sparks innovation, and enhances citizen engagement," said Barbara Cohn, Chief Data Officer for the New York State Office of Information Technology Services.
Moovit is free and is available for smartphones with the Android and iOS systems. To download visit http://www.moovitapp.com/download/
Download for Android: http://bit.ly/14Vivsc
Download for iPhone: http://bit.ly/11EKWdb
Moovit uses the wisdom of the crowd to dramatically transform the public transportation user's experience by saving time and reducing the level oF uncertainty. Using the "Moovit" free mobile app, users plan trips, receive and share real-time information and navigate easily to their destination.
Moovit is currently available in over 65 cities around the world including New York, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bogota, Santiago de Chile, Mexico D.F., Sydney, Toronto, and Tel Aviv among others. The app is free for iPhone and Android.