Transit Sharpener NYC Free

Transit Sharpener NYC Free

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Wouldn't it be great to be able to hover above the city and see where the trains are, and to move forward and back in time? Knowing where the trains are would mean less waiting in stations for trains that aren't scheduled to arrive anytime soon.

Essentially Transit Sharpener NYC is an animated map, overlaying trains on top of the NYC subway lines where they would be according to the MTA schedules.

The free version of Transit Sharpener NYC is ad-supported and renders an add banner at the bottom of the map window at all times. The non-free version has no advertisements and requires no network access to function.

The MTA publishes time tables for each train line, but these documents can be complex and hard to read. Transit Sharpener NYC is a visualization of these MTA time tables that shows a map of where the trains are on the line according to the schedule.

Transit Sharpener NYC includes weekday, Saturday, and Sunday schedules for the A, B, C, D, E, F, G, J, L, M, N, Q, R, S, Z, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 lines. No further downloads or other network access is required or used, except to load advertisements on the free version. This saves power and means it runs anywhere, on almost all Android devices.

With a quick glance at the map, it's easy to make good choices about what stations are the best bet to get on a train. Need to plan ahead? Simply move the map forward in time. Spend less time waiting for trains with Transit Sharpener NYC.

Tags: best nyc transit, shapener.

Recently changed in this version

Version 1.3
- Faster refresh rate
- Better default scaling of map
- Fix some error messages
- Update icon

Comments and ratings for Transit Sharpener NYC Free
  • (58 stars)

    by Robert Thomas on 13/12/2013

    It good but I need some trains route that on the map they no n d c and the rest of the trains

  • (58 stars)

    by michael sherrell on 17/08/2013

    There have several changes in the NYC subway for this to be real time. One example - on the R-train the Montague Street tunnel is closed for the next 14 months - yet this app shows trains traveling through the all ready closed tunnel.. Plus major subway l

  • (58 stars)

    by JennJenn Banks on 10/04/2013

    Its an excellent app. I'm a railfanner too. I like to ride the NYC Subway. But you're missing a few routes. The 2, 5, C, D, J, L, N, The Rockaway Shuttle and Franklin Shuttle are not here. Can you make an update of this? And please put on here the missing

  • (58 stars)

    by Jared Harrison on 24/03/2013

    I tried this app out literally because I was running late and I was able to make up for the list time. Also, does this app update the timetables because sometimes its off by a few minutes or so? Other than tht, great app!!!!

  • (58 stars)

    by A Google User on 25/07/2012

    I like this app but there are a couple of subway lines missing, it'd also be better if the map adjusts to route changes. Other than that I think its amazing. Some trains seem to not stop at the station they are supposed to be in. maybe that can be fixed