Smarter Travel Pick of the Day: New York Subway Map Mobile App (Free)

This free app is a must have if you’re going to visit New York City (or if you live there)!

What Is It: An app for using the New York City subway system.

Why It’s Smart:

• Features the official Metropolitan Transportation Authority map of the NYC subway

• Get live information about delays/problems on the subway

• Route planner

• Map shows what’s around each subway station

• Free

Where to Buy: Available on Amazon for Androids.

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By Caroline Morse Teel

Unfortunately for her bank account, Principal Editor Caroline Morse Teel is powerless to resist a good flight deal. Follow her on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline.

Caroline joined Boston-based SmarterTravel in 2011 after living in Ireland, London, and Manhattan. She's traveled to all seven continents, jumped out of planes, and bungeed off bridges in the pursuit of a good story. She loves exploring off-the-beaten path destinations, anything outdoorsy, and all things adventure.

Her stories have also appeared online at USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Yahoo,, TripAdvisor, Buzzfeed, Jetsetter, Oyster, Airfarewatchdog, and others.

The Handy Item I Always Pack: "Earplugs. A good pair has saved my sleep and sanity many times!"

Ultimate Bucket List Experience: Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro.

Travel Motto: "Don't be boring."

Aisle, Window, or Middle Seat: "Aisle (when the first class private suite isn't available)."

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