Route Alert

Route Alert


Product Features:
* Check traffic conditions on planned route
* View route maps and travel time estimates
* Set up automated notifications
* Home Screen Widget
* Customize your route by adding your own waypoints

Product Description:
Before you leave for a destination, use Route Alert to check traffic conditions and avoid delays. When activated, Route Alert can be used to quickly view route time with traffic or a more detailed view can be used to check time with traffic by overlaying current traffic conditions for your chosen route on a map.

How does it work? The first step is to create an "alert." An alert is the route you take to get from point A to point B, such as work to home. Once you've found your route and saved it, it shows up in your alert queue. Your alert queue is the main screen when the app loads. From here you can manually check your route time based on traffic conditions (click traffic light button), view your route on the map (map icon), set up an automated notification to check time with traffic, and delete the alert from the app.

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This app gives you the ability to preset your routes and to automate the checking of traffic conditions. How about getting a notification of your estimated commute time five minutes before you leave work? If the commute time is higher than you expected you can then plan to travel home along a different route. This version also contains a home screen widget for even more convenient way to check your routes.

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Known limitation:
Route Alert uses real time traffic information as it is reported from GPS units, cell data and other information that is considered. Unfortunately if an accident happens or there is a traffic delay it doesn't get fully reported until enough data can be collected to determine if there is an issue. The limitation here is the same with any navigation app or Google Maps, they can't predict that you are coming up on a brand new traffic condition.

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We highly appreciate your kindness and support in helping us to spread and improve Route Alert.
Should you encounter any problem before you rate Route Alert anywhere below 5 stars, please kindly mail us at [email protected] to give us an opportunity to provide you with assistance in resolving your issues!

REFUNDS:
Please contact us if you have any issues with this App (we can't reply to Android Market comments), we will give you a refund and later notify you once we've fixed the problem.

Follow us on Twitter!
Twitter.com/BookerApps

Keywords: route, traffic, map, gps, navigation, google maps, bing maps, traffic alert, beat the traffic, route alert, municipal, bus routes, train routes, traffic jam, jam, avoid traffic

Recent changes:
3.2:
* Widget size fix.
* Widget is now re-sizable

3.1.3:
* Minor bug fixes

3.1.2:
* Better support for screen orientation change.
* Added clickable markers to map for road congestion warnings.

3.1.1:
* Fixed a minor bug with drag and drop waypoints.

3.1:
* Finally, drag and drop waypoints! Refine your route the way you want it.
* Double tab to zoom.
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$0.99
74
3.7
User ratings
51
Installs
1,000+
Concerns
1
File size
1324 kb
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About Route Alert
Product Features:
* Check traffic conditions on planned route
* View route maps and travel time estimates
* Set up automated notifications
* Home Screen Widget
* Customize your route by adding your own waypoints

Product Description:
Before you leave for a destination, use Route Alert to check traffic conditions and avoid delays. When activated, Route Alert can be used to quickly view route time with traffic or a more detailed view can be used to check time with traffic by overlaying current traffic conditions for your chosen route on a map.

How does it work? The first step is to create an "alert." An alert is the route you take to get from point A to point B, such as work to home. Once you've found your route and saved it, it shows up in your alert queue. Your alert queue is the main screen when the app loads. From here you can manually check your route time based on traffic conditions (click traffic light button), view your route on the map (map icon), set up an automated notification to check time with traffic, and delete the alert from the app.

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This app gives you the ability to preset your routes and to automate the checking of traffic conditions. How about getting a notification of your estimated commute time five minutes before you leave work? If the commute time is higher than you expected you can then plan to travel home along a different route. This version also contains a home screen widget for even more convenient way to check your routes.

=================

Known limitation:
Route Alert uses real time traffic information as it is reported from GPS units, cell data and other information that is considered. Unfortunately if an accident happens or there is a traffic delay it doesn't get fully reported until enough data can be collected to determine if there is an issue. The limitation here is the same with any navigation app or Google Maps, they can't predict that you are coming up on a brand new traffic condition.

=================

We highly appreciate your kindness and support in helping us to spread and improve Route Alert.
Should you encounter any problem before you rate Route Alert anywhere below 5 stars, please kindly mail us at [email protected] to give us an opportunity to provide you with assistance in resolving your issues!

REFUNDS:
Please contact us if you have any issues with this App (we can't reply to Android Market comments), we will give you a refund and later notify you once we've fixed the problem.

Follow us on Twitter!
Twitter.com/BookerApps

Keywords: route, traffic, map, gps, navigation, google maps, bing maps, traffic alert, beat the traffic, route alert, municipal, bus routes, train routes, traffic jam, jam, avoid traffic

Recent changes:
3.2:
* Widget size fix.
* Widget is now re-sizable

3.1.3:
* Minor bug fixes

3.1.2:
* Better support for screen orientation change.
* Added clickable markers to map for road congestion warnings.

3.1.1:
* Fixed a minor bug with drag and drop waypoints.

3.1:
* Finally, drag and drop waypoints! Refine your route the way you want it.
* Double tab to zoom.
User reviews of Route Alert
Great app. Worked as intended
Sep 22, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 27, 2014
To many problems Doesn't save my personal route. Didn't even show the original route it suggested when you go to the saved route. Just a waste of time.
A Google User
Jan 8, 2014
Pretty useless Initially I was excited that this app would tell me about bad traffic in route. All it does is put up a notification at a scheduled time of day about how long it thinks your commute is.. & even then is inaccurate! Using waze widget instead..no alarms but at least waze is well integrated with Google maps and accurate. Guess @ the end, all I did was donate $1.50 to Route Alert's developer "effort". Go back to the drawing board. The app needs to monitor traffic during commute time and alarm/notify/alert.
A Google User
Nov 8, 2013
Great! Very useful. Automatic notifications are a huge time saver! Love that it keeps getting updated. I use it every day and it hasn't failed me once.
A Google User
Nov 7, 2013
Great idea but doesn't work so well I can't edit the route and the estimated times ate not accurate. I look forward to f future versions
A Google User
Aug 4, 2013
Great! Very useful. Automatic notifications are a huge time saver! Love that it keeps getting updated. I use it every day and it hasn't failed me once.