Favorite Apps for Summertime
Summer road trips? Covered! Gas Buddy provides a list of gas prices near your current location so that you can select the cheapest option. Never pay too much for gas again!
Water Reminder sends a notification to your phone (or Apple Watch) to remind you to drink up! Water intake is always important, but it is even more important during the summer when the sun and heat are in full swing.
Locate your local CDTA Trolley with CityFinder! View real-time location updates for your city’s trolley service. Find restaurants, museums, entertainment, ratings, directions and more all in one app. It’s perfect for weekend nights downtown! Visit cdta.org for more information about schedules and routes.
Map My Run
Looking to stay in shape this summer? Map My Run is a great app for tracking your distance, speed, elevation gain and progress. Not a runner? Map My Run tracks walks, cycling, swimming and hiking too!
CDPHP Cycle! Lets you easily explore your local city in a new, fun way. Use the app to purchase a membership, reserve a bike, and manage your account. The app also shows you where bikes are currently being used in real-time and where there are some available to be rented out. Try taking one for a spin on your next ride to work or lunch!
Discover new places to stay, eat and explore! Check Trip Advisor while traveling to see what others visitors have to say about popular locations. Read through past reviews, price check hotel rates or search for local deals.
Uber and Lyft can be a great option whether you’re heading out on a day trip or a night on the town and you don’t want to worry about finding parking. Consider ordering an Uber or Lyft for your next trip to the airport!
Waze is an app that provides directions, similar to Apple or Google Maps. Waze, however, goes beyond the traditional map apps by allowing users to send in information such as traffic jams, police officers and road hazards.
Are you looking to try something new but don’t want to break the bank to do it? Check Groupon for local deals! Groupon partners with businesses to offer steep discounts to get customers in the door.
Couch to 5K
Designed for non-runners, Couch to 5K provides guided jogs that gradually build your endurance up to a 5K level. Beginner workouts are often paired with interval training of sprints, jogs and walks. Later workouts are longer distances and have less recovery time between intervals.
Don’t waste precious moments of sunshine shopping in the grocery store. Utilize Instacart to select exactly the groceries you want and get them delivered right to your front door!
Apple Watch Activity
Apple Watch Activity provides useful health insights like heart rate, calories burned, standing hours, and exercise. Sync the app with your Apple Watch and receive notifications to stand up or get moving if you’ve been idle for a while. Share daily activity with your friends for some healthy competition! (Pun intended)