Top 7 Mobile Apps to Download for Driving in the Big City

Posted by Emily Bailey

Sat, May 21, 2016 @ 10:42

City streets can be a hassle to drive in. However, with more and more mobile driving applications being created each day, city driving is made a tad easier. Some of the most popular driving apps downloaded include food, parking and public transit routes.

Top 7 Big City Driving Apps

Below are the top 7 apps to download when driving in the big city.


WAZE_APP.pngWaze is the ideal big city driving app that allows you to socialize with other commuters on the road to post traffic updates on things including:

  • Road hazards
  • Detours
  • Speed cameras, or
  • Police detectors



Big cities have multiple methods of transportation from buses to subways. The only downfall is that there are so many routes, that it can get confusing.

If you download the Moovit app, you can type in your destination and Moovit will find the best routes available; plus, it’s a free app



Another free app is called PayByPhone. This app lets you pay for parking on your phone rather than at the meter. It will also notify you when your time is about to expire.


Find My Car


This app is free to users and will remember where you parked when you launch it.

Then, when you are trying to retrace the steps back to your car, the app will provide you the appropriate directions.



For all the foodies out there, this free app is for you.

OpenTable is the perfect app for finding restaurants near you. You can browse through reviews and ratings or even make a reservation for a table.

Best Parking


Finding parking in a major city can be a hassle. With the Best Parking app, you can save an average of $15 on parking in NYC.

It locates and calculates parking rates based on the length of your stay, the nearby parking facilities and street parking available.


GasBuddy.pngThe last thing you probably want to do is drive around to find the best gas price near you.

GasBuddy uses your location and finds gas prices near you based on consumer reports. It also tells you when gas prices are fluctuating.

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