MTA launches contest to develop transit app

July 12, 2011 4:51:57 AM PDT
The MTA is holding a contest for techies to develop an app for the city's transit system.

The agency kicked off the MTA App Quest competition to help riders and motorists better navigate subways, buses, bridges and tunnels.

The MTA released scheduling, geographic and historic data to help competitors figure out the city's enormous transit system so they could design an accurate app.

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