Navigate the NYC Subway with the iPhone
The New York City Subway is the largest of it's kind in the country, and New Yorkers have all figured out their own tricks for choosing which exit to use (great for when it rains) and how to get closest to the stairwell during rush hour.
Well, as the saying goes, now there's an app for that. Called Exit Strategy NYC, the app is available on the iPhone and truncated versions are on the Android and Blackberry OS . Besides the mapping function that includes the bus system for all five boroughs, it has a map of each individual station.
This is a big help when trying to decide what end of the train to get on and which exit is nearest the street you want. It can also help those new to the city figure out which of the exits at Times Square actually leads to 42nd Street, or why it's better to be at the front of the E train when heading to visit Ground Zero. (Hint: the exit at the back is marked "Park Place.")
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