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20 Mobile Apps for Washington DC

Applications for IPhones, Androids and Other Mobile Devices


Mobile Apps, web applications for an IPhone or Android, or other mobile devices, are growing in popularity and offer an easy way to access your favorite web pages when you are on the go. Here is a guide to a variety of mobile apps for the Washington DC area. Know of a new one or one we missed? Email the details to dc@aboutguide.com and we will add them to the list. (listed in alphabetical order)

1. Apps42 - Congress Votes

Updated throughout the day, this feature-rich app combines lawmakers, all legislation, and voting records with title keyword searches for the 112th U.S. Congress.

2. CabMatch

The cab sharing app helps people find a ride to share from Washington DC to Dulles, BWI, and Reagan National airports.

3. Capitol Bikeshare's Spotcycle

The mobile app locates and shows the status of bike stations in Washington DC.

4. DC Metro and Bus

The application provides realtime WMATA rail and bus information for the DC region. 'DC Metro and Bus' offers functionality such as 'next train' and 'next bus' predictions for Metro stations and bus stops, geolocation based search for nearby bus stops, Metro alerts and the WMATA map. The application also provides a 'Favorites' folder to save your frequently used stations and bus stops.

5. DC Property Quest

Developed by the District of Columbia Office of Planning, this mobile app provides DC real estate information on zoning, property ownership and real property taxes, census information and more.

6. DC Transit

The DC transit app shows alerts from Metrorail Metrobus, MARC, VRE and DC Traffic.

7. Got Eventz

The app features Washington DC events, places to eat after 11 pm, happy hour schedules, restaurant specials, concerts, live music and more.

8. ITrans

The app finds the fastest route between any two Metro stations taking the current schedules into account an provides offline directions.

9. Me2Bus - Washington DC

Get real-time information on Metrobus schedules. You select the route, direction, and stop and this app will tell you the number of minutes until the next arrival.

10. MetroMinder DC

MetroMinder DC allows frequent riders of the Washington DC Metro Rail to track trips, plan commutes, and monitor train performance. The app tracks every active passenger train running on each line in real-time and gives each train a unique trip id.  MetroMinder then uses this to present information that helps riders optimize and plan their commutes.

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