Beat the Traffic

Beat the Traffic


Dedicated to the daily driver, Beat the Traffic takes the guess work out of your daily commute by providing real-time traffic specific to your route. Check Beat the Traffic before you leave and know which route to take, traffic flow, estimated travel times and if there are any incidents.

Named amongst the top 5 traffic apps to change your commute, Beat the Traffic is available for US and Canada. The sleek crowd-sourced traffic app makes your drive easier.

Opt in for real-time traffic push notifications or email specific to your routes.

See an incident? Report it to fellow drivers with the “shake to report” feature. For full app functionality, register a free account and personalize your app with routes and trips that matter to you.

Key features:
- Full map view with real-time traffic flow, cameras and incidents
- Create a trip, for at-a-glance personalized traffic info on one screen
- Opt in for real-time traffic push notifications or email
- Share incidents with other commuters. ‘Shake to report’ allows your passenger to simply shake your device to report an incident along your route – notifying other drivers with images, etc.
- Regular route is the best recommended route for you. A ‘Smart Route’ will appear if we see that there is a better route available based on time and road conditions

Beat the Traffic is continually working to give you the best daily traffic app.

Send your feedback anytime to: [email protected], we’d love to hear from you!

Like us on Facebook and follow us @BeatTheTraffic on Twitter.

*Traffic report videos are currently only available for the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area.

Recent changes:
- Enhanced ‘shake to report’ incident experience
- Significantly reduced the app size
- Minor fixes and improvements
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3.8
User ratings
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Installs
1,000,000+
Concerns
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File size
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About Beat the Traffic
Dedicated to the daily driver, Beat the Traffic takes the guess work out of your daily commute by providing real-time traffic specific to your route. Check Beat the Traffic before you leave and know which route to take, traffic flow, estimated travel times and if there are any incidents.

Named amongst the top 5 traffic apps to change your commute, Beat the Traffic is available for US and Canada. The sleek crowd-sourced traffic app makes your drive easier.

Opt in for real-time traffic push notifications or email specific to your routes.

See an incident? Report it to fellow drivers with the “shake to report” feature. For full app functionality, register a free account and personalize your app with routes and trips that matter to you.

Key features:
- Full map view with real-time traffic flow, cameras and incidents
- Create a trip, for at-a-glance personalized traffic info on one screen
- Opt in for real-time traffic push notifications or email
- Share incidents with other commuters. ‘Shake to report’ allows your passenger to simply shake your device to report an incident along your route – notifying other drivers with images, etc.
- Regular route is the best recommended route for you. A ‘Smart Route’ will appear if we see that there is a better route available based on time and road conditions

Beat the Traffic is continually working to give you the best daily traffic app.

Send your feedback anytime to: [email protected], we’d love to hear from you!

Like us on Facebook and follow us @BeatTheTraffic on Twitter.

*Traffic report videos are currently only available for the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area.

Recent changes:
- Enhanced ‘shake to report’ incident experience
- Significantly reduced the app size
- Minor fixes and improvements

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User reviews of Beat the Traffic
Just horrible. It's pretty bad but some of the apps like Waze are getting shitty. First off, you only get two routes unless you buy the pro version. App has no provision to know your location when setting up your route. Secondly, app randomly logs you off and doesnt save your user id and pw Thirdly, route times can be insanely inaccurate. For example, say you are just creating your route. Before you save it, the app gives you the estimate time. As soon as you save the app, say a second or two later, the time is way off, always shorter than the first route. There should be a way to report congestion. Often, you report an incident and the app either gives you an error message or it just saves it, asking you about it the next time you use the app. The weenie developers at BTT can't seem to fix these bugs. Sadly, I still use it bcuz the traffic feed is a bit different than with Google maps. Waze is hit and miss. In my area, I am finding many people not using Waze and using Google map traffic (which has improved a lot) or Apple Maps traffic for those who are using an iPhone. I am also using Inrix as well. Basically, I dont use just one app to get the "traffic picture". btt is affiliate with inrix. both now block me in play store from leaving a review. goes to show you how they shape the popularity of apps.
Nov 8, 2013
uses google maps/traffic data. can only save one route. Cant see your route on map after u save it. gives pseudo real time updated info (ymmv) after you save it as a route and it's not very accurate eg. parade route in downtown for planned event, didnt mention it at all. no automatic location feature in determining start route. Estimated times are way off. Real times are much longer. Dl Waze instead. Has good l data this is #useless #uninstalled
Jul 25, 2012
Loads and starts. Automatically finds my location and shows traffic - simple and convenient. Easy to understand.
Sep 6, 2011
So so app.
Aug 31, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
4 days ago
Unfortunately... Its not very accurate. I hope they fix that cause it could be a great tool.
A Google User
5 days ago
Bullshit What does this app need with my sd files or my mic and cam
A Google User
6 days ago
Accurate Informative
A Google User
6 days ago
Horrible This app is completely inaccurate and never current or up to date with current traffic conditions.
A Google User
6 days ago
Need more details