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About this app

The official all-in-one-app for MTA’s subways, buses, and commuter railroads (Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North).

- A map-based interface that simplifies trip planning and makes getting around a breeze.
- Reliable real-time information from the MTA, with a new Status tab to quickly see on any service issues.
- Wondering where your bus is? Track it on the map in real-time and never miss a ride again.
- Easily save your frequently used lines, stops, and stations, and access them quickly for a hassle-free commute.
- Stay informed of any trip changes with optional alerts that notify you of delays or disruptions.
- Enjoy personalized smart alerts that learn your preferred trips and proactively check for service changes before you leave.

The MTA app is built for our riders, with our riders. We update the app regularly based on your feedback.
Updated on
Jun 4, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Health and fitness and 3 others
This app may collect these data types
Personal info and Health and fitness
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

3.58K reviews
Daniel Lamblin
May 23, 2024
This app doesn't open if you have no Internet connection. It says: you're offline, try again or notify me. It's galling because after a half decade or more of development it finally features: offline maps, for when you're in a train between stations, experiencing an issue, and need to reroute without a connection. But you can only use that in the off chance you'd opened the app before being underground without a network. 🤬 Still happens; feedback sent with screenshot (Play Store blocks opening)
32 people found this review helpful
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MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority)
April 15, 2024
Thank you for your comment. You should be able to open the app without an internet connection and access the Offline Maps. If you are still experiencing an issue, please let us know by submitting feedback via the app: Open "More" tab, tap the "App Feedback" button, and follow the prompts.
Zachary Kaan
May 30, 2024
This new app is nice in concept, but in actual use is so much worse than the old MyMTA app. Having to search for subway stations by exact name (don't type 'West 4th' or you'll never find 'W 4-Wash Sq') is beyond frustrating. All user flows to find arrival times are generally slower, especially when waiting for a GPS signal underground.
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Kathy Gerhardt
May 22, 2024
The upgrade is practically unusable. You have to wade through menus to get the train or bus you want. When you get there, the scrolling, 9 times out of 10 doesn't work, so you keep swiping your finger on the screen until it decides to move it. Then when to get to the stop you want , you have to keep polking it until it decides to open, most times you hit the stop and it shifts to the other direction. I miss the old version, where you plugged in the bus number and it went right to the route!
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MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority)
June 14, 2024
Thank you for your feedback. We fixed the scrolling issue in a recent app update. We also improved the navigation by adding the ability to choose your preferred default tab. To do this, just tap "More" and then "Default Tab." If you choose the "Status" tab, you will see your favorite lines and routes first whenever you open the app.

What's new

This release contains some improvements based on feedback from our users.
- A center dot has been added to Explore’s map for easier search accuracy.
- Stopcodes have been added to the bus stop page.
- Updated icons for re-centering maps and Explore’s map settings.
- Various bug fixes.
Thank you for riding with us.