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Top Five Transportation Apps That Matter in Canada

August 13, 2020
If you think Canada hasn't kept up with the rest of the world, you have another thing coming. Anything you can find in other countries, you will definitely catch here, from the latest technology to even the craziest trends out there. Fortunately, a lot of such things help make living in Canada a lot easier. In particular, transportation apps. These online platforms are heaven-sent for many commuters in the big and even small cities in the North American nation. Because of them, people can now arrive at their destinations on time. And it's all thanks to these great apps.

Top Five Transportation Apps That Matter in Canada

 

Uber

You have to have practically lived under a rock during the last decade if you don't know what Uber is. This app arguably started everything. It's the benchmark for many ride-hailing transportation programs out there. And to this day, most if not all countries who have it have benefitted from its services big time. This, of course, includes Canada. With Uber, you can book a luxury car and get to wherever you need to be comfortable and with ease. It's most useful if you have to get to your destination looking intact and proper, such as special events, big meetings, or even job interviews.

 

Lyft

Lyft, on the other hand, is probably Uber's biggest rival in the West. Most western countries have this app, including, of course, Canada. Perhaps the biggest ace this program has against its biggest competitor is its pricing. More often than not, Lyft's prices are a lot lower than Uber's and other ride-hailing apps, even when the distance is the same. But comfort and efficiency remain the same. You could still get similarly excellent service with Lyft as you would with other similar platforms. Some might even argue that the quality of service with this company is comparatively higher! 

 

Top Five Transportation Apps That Matter in Canada

 

Poparide

At times, it can't be helped that you have to carpool. If you simply can't go on any of the country's public transport systems and you prefer to ride a car but can't book a solo ride, you have no choice but to carpool with other people. Fortunately, there's Poparide, a program specifically made to carpool people. Though it's not exactly the best to use when you're running late, it's still efficient enough to get you to where you need to be. The best part? You get to meet new people going in the same direction as you! Make new friends! 

 

Citymapper

At times, all you really need is a navigation app. Using ride-hailing apps is all well and good, but if you want to save money, making use of the country's public transport system is a more economical choice. And a navigation app will make such an endeavor a lot easier. As far as such apps go, Citymapper ha proven to be one o the most effective. Not only does it tell you the time of each public transport system, but it will also show you how much you need to pay for (approximately) a ride and how long your trip will take. 

 

Transit App

Now for some homegrown recognition! The transit app is a Candian-made platform that helps people navigate the country's public transport systems better. And since it was made right here, you can expect that all the info you'll see here are more or less accurate. It will tell you the bus routes you need to go on to reach your destination, the times when the trains reach your station, and even where you can rent a bike if you prefer to go cycling. Also, it shows how much you'll need to pay on certain buses, trains, and even bike ride trips. 

 

Top Five Transportation Apps That Matter in Canada

 

Thanks to these nifty apps, traveling around Canada is a breeze. The best part is most of these apps are free while the experience of using them to get to where you need to be on time is completely and utterly priceless! 


With the amount of money you get to save by using these apps, you can now invest more money into choosing a luxurious Canadian home as your accommodation here!




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