Useful Tools

Useful transport apps. everyone should have on theirsmartphone

Curb

Has a list and connect the user to over 50000 taxis across 65 USA cities.  These include cities such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC and New York.

You can either let the app assign you a cab or you can choose your own.  Book one immediately or for a time and even a different date.

You can pay for the rides on your phone, so no cash has to exchange hands with the driver.
Although a relatively new app. which still has a few teething problems.  It is growing fast.

Lyft

A direct Uber competitor this application is one of the most popular transport apps. on the market.  They have a better reputation with and Uber and have a lot of added bonuses.  You can split the cost of the ride between multiple parties, pay online or through your phone and at the end of 2017, they announced their intention to go global.

Moovit

Although it does not book the ride for you it gives you access to the applications or platforms that can.  It also provides bus, train and bike sharing schedules.

It covers over two-thousand cities and is rapidly expanding to more. Most users who use this application do so again and again due to it being simple and user-friendly.