A SEPTA transit app for android with real-time schedules, regional rail, live bus and trolley vehicle locations, and service advisories updated with push notifications.Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for support before leaving a negative review! I do this as a side project in my spare time. Lets work it out together.
Follow SEPTA Instant on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/septainstant✓ Includes all stops for each route and direction.✓ Offline Regional Rail schedules✓ TrainView. See the live status of late or cancelled trains.✓ Express Train support (Exp next to train #).✓ Select future departure dates.✓ Live vehicle tracker for certain bus and trolley routes.✓ Advisory, urgent, and detour SEPTA alerts.✓ Alert Push Notifications. Advisory notifications straight to your phone.✓ Favourite your most recently used stops.
✓ Free, and no ads. Forever.
A note about "trip planning":
This is intended as a lightweight schedules app and not a trip-planner (due to the feature needing very large "graph database" and lots of other development complexities). As such, its highly probable that itll never support end-to-end trip planning across separate routes. Sorry about that.
Explanation of the required android permissions:
ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - To determine a valid internet connectionWRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - For eventual download of updated GTFS database data. Currently unusedINTERNET - For any network communications to retrieve schedules and vehicle locations.GET_ACCOUNTS - Needed for Push notification service.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION - Plot where you currently areMAPS_RECEIVE - Vehicle tracking maps.READ_GSERVICES - Needed for MapsV2.BILLING - Nothing funky. Used in case you wish to donate with an in-app purchase.
⸏SEPTA Instant is not affiliated with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Association.