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Three Apps I Can't Live Without | Jonathan Bowles

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Jonathan Bowles is the executive director of the Center for an Urban Future in New York.

Twitter — "I tweet from the Center for an Urban Future. So if I’m at a forum and I’m speaking or I hear someone say something interesting and I want to tweet about it, there’s an opportunity. Sometimes when I just want to update what an organization is doing or make a comment about an article that’s relevant and people will find interesting."

Google Maps — "Google Maps is very helpful in a place like New York."

RideJumper — "I live in Forest Hills, Queens. I take the LIRR to Penn Station and just on the subway from there. It makes my commute a lot easier because I’ve got a couple of kids at home, so it shaves about 45 minutes off my commute to take the LIRR. It’s like one stop from Forest Hills to Penn Station and so I have something called Ride Jumper that tells me when the next LIRR is."

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Comments [1]

Josh

Have you seen www.clevercommute.com? Thousands of LIRR riders rely on it for info from MTA, LIRR and each other! It goes waaaaaay beyond schedules.

Sep. 28 2012 09:13 AM

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