- Free INRIX Apps and Online Services Provide Instant Access to Real-Time Traffic and Travel Updates on the Go
LONDON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With drivers already wasting 76 hours per year idle in London traffic, what can travellers expect when the world convenes on the capital for the largest sporting event on the planet? Despite organizers' best efforts, temporary event road closures and the Olympic Route Network combined with the 300 traffic-causing incidents that occur daily in the U.K. are sure to make travel unpredictable.
As the primary source of traffic and travel information on TV and radio nationwide, INRIX is providing consumers some useful tools that give them instant access to the fastest routes, worst delays and best modes of travel when they're on the go including:
INRIX Traffic for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone. INRIX Traffic is a free app that helps travellers determine the fastest routes and avoid the worst delays with real-time traffic information. The app also provides useful traffic forecasts that help travellers know what to expect on the roads ahead of their next trip. Travellers using INRIX Traffic on iPhone also can send their actual arrival time via text or email to people they're on the way to meet with just a few taps. Download the free app here.
INRIX Travel Radio. In addition to reporting on live traffic conditions on most of the commercial radio stations in the U.K., INRIX provides travellers with on-demand access to real-time travel conditions across all modes of transportation 24/7. Whether travelling by road, rail, sea or air, INRIX travel radio provides real-time updates on the latest travel conditions nationwide. Travellers can download the TuneIn Radio app here to listen on demand over their smartphone or tune in online at http://www.travelradio.org.uk/.
INRIX®, Inc. is the largest global traffic intelligence platform in the world, delivering smart data and analytics to solve transportation issues worldwide. INRIX crowd sources data daily from nearly 100 million drivers to deliver traffic and driving-related insight, as well as sophisticated analytical tools and services, across six industries in 31 countries.
With more than 200 customers and partners including Audi AG, ADAC, ANWB, BMW, the BBC, Ford Motor Company, the I-95 Coalition, MapQuest, Microsoft, NAVIGON, Nissan, O2, Tele Atlas, Telmap, Toyota and Vodafone, INRIX's real-time traffic information and traffic forecasts help drivers save time every day. To experience the traffic technology revolution behind the next generation of transportation, navigation and location-based service applications, visit www.INRIX.com.
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