Citymapper might be better than Google Maps. It just came to 17 more cities.

Citymapper might be better than Google Maps. It just came to 17 more cities.

Citymapper has long been one of the best mobile navigation apps. Some, including myself, would say it’s even better than Google Maps. Now it’s available to more people in the United States.

The Google Maps alternative for iOS and Android announced Monday it launched navigation support for 17 more cities in the U.S. These include Pittsburgh, Dallas, Miami, the Twin Cities, and several more. You can find the full list of supported cities here

This is noteworthy because prior to Monday’s update, only eight cities or regions in the entire country had access to the app, which I think offers a better navigation experience than Google Maps. (Of course, Google Maps is available in far more locations, as in pretty much everywhere.) Specifically, Citymapper was locked to so-called coastal elites, with Philadelphia and Chicago the only non-coastal cities where it was available.  Read more…

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