Every American face commuting at least once in their life. According to the research, an average American spends at least an hour commuting. Those who are fortunate with their vehicle (127 millions of them) might be enjoying the ride, but the remaining 8 million commuters are condemned to public transportation.
The best thing you can do while commuting is to make yourself busy and use the time you have to finish something for the work, to read something you wanted for a long time, or to prepare for an intense workday.
Here are some of the best Android apps you can use to cut the time off commuting.
The problem with using the public transportation is delays. You never know when they’re coming and how long they’re going to last. Luckily, there’s an app that can tell you exactly how long you have to wait for a subway to get to your station. Not only that, you’ll know where the delay is which can help you decide should you wait for the subway or find an alternative route. That will save you additional time on figuring out the way to get to the work on time.
Ever felt like the job is taking all of your time, leaving you out of trends? In case you’re struggling with time, Pocket is a perfect way to keep yourself on track. Whenever you see a headline and want to find out more by reading the entire article, Pocket will help you to save the article and read it later. Commuters that have plenty of time at their disposal are going to find this app very useful.
Sometimes you forget to bring an umbrella with you and face the rain as soon as you get out from the subway or your car. To help the users avoid an unpleasant surprise in the form of changing the weather, AccuWeather app for Android will inform you of the weather changes. Another great thing about this app is that you can plan what will you wear and what will you bring with you.
Usually, before you go into the office, you stop by to grab a coffee which can take you a bit more time than you have. To keep it simple, install Starbucks app that will help you to order your cup of coffee while you’re commuting. When you arrived, just need to take over the order, and you can continue to work – without losing any spare time.
If you don’t like reading and you’re into podcasts and audiobooks, there’s an app that can help you keep your fingers busy. Color Switch is simple to play and won’t distract you while you do something else.