5 Favourite Ward 9 Mobile Apps for Getting Around Calgary
The City of Calgary has a number of great apps for Calgarians to stay connected. Not only can you receive up to the minute information, many also allow you to provide input to the City.
Here’s a list of our favourite apps. For a complete list of apps, click here.
The 311 app allows you open requests for service, and the Calgary Police Service app allows you to report crimes and submit anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers.
Using the 311 Calgary mobile app to submit a service request is fast and easy. With the 311 Calgary mobile app, you:
- Have the option to attach a photo to your request;
- Can use your smartphone’s GPS function to allow the App to detect your location, or if you are reporting an issue from a different location, tap and drag the pin to the right location; and,
- Have the ability to track the status of your request using the auto generated service request (SR) number.
Click here for a video tutorial of the Calgary 311 mobile app.
Calgary Garbage Day
Calgary Transit wants to connect you with the people and places you care about. This app has everything you need to help plan your trip today. Right on launch, it displays all nearby route options and departure times giving you instant access to the information you need most. With a couple more taps, you can track your bus on the map, plan trips, view schedules and more.
Bikeways and Pathways
Calgary's communities, parks and natural areas are connected by an extensive network of pedestrian and cycling paths that are available for everyone to use whether you are walking, running, rollerblading or cycling. The Pathways and Bikeways mobile App is designed to provide you with a convenient way to navigate the pathway and on-street bikeway system. Whether for commuting or leisure, Calgary’s pathways and bikeways app will help you plan your next trip on our pathways and bikeways.
Save time and money by paying for parking in Calgary on-street or in any Calgary Parking Authority facility with a ParkPlus cell phone account. This ParkPlus Account Management application allows you to pay for your parking sessions, add money to your account and see your account balance. You will require a ParkPlus account in order to use this application and can register for one using this app.
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With these mobile apps at your finger tips Calgary opens up. Every member of the Ward 9 Team have these applications on their phones and find it extremely useful.
What are your favourite apps to use in Calgary?