By: Georgia Lobb

In today’s exponentially growing tech world, consumers can be overwhelmed by the amount of information and services to choose from.

This doesn’t exclude commuters. lists over 500 transportation-themed applications, which are all designed in some way to help you with your commute. There are more than 100 apps for the MTA alone.

(We recently did a blog post outlining some useful application options for commuters).

The MTA’S “Weekender” app has distinguished itself among others, earning the Appy Award for the best application in the “Mapping/Navigation” category.

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 The “Weekender” is app is designed to warn its users about weekend track work, which can often be an unexpected speed bump in travel plans.

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