A Better Way, Every Day
ConnectSmart is the first transportation app designed for Houston, by Houston that provides multimodal travel options for your daily commute and offers convenient integrations including BCycle, METRO, and Tow and Go.
WHAT IS THE CONNECTSMART APP?
Every Transportation Option, One App.
Whether you’re a Houston driver looking to avoid traffic, a transit rider hoping to improve your trip, or a carpooler in search of a ride, ConnectSmart was designed with you in mind.
ConnectSmart gives you access to all of these powerful tools and much more:
Discover multiple modes of transportation within one trip
Find better routes and travel times to avoid traffic
Get door-to-door navigation for any mode of travel
Purchase and redeem METRO transit tickets
Locate available bikeshares
Form public and private carpool groups
Find available parking
Tailored to Your Needs
Your travel schedule, habits, and preferences are unique to you - your travel app should be, too. ConnectSmart is the first transportation app designed to learn your personal schedule and present customized recommendations to improve your daily commute.
Carpooling Made Comfortable
Create your own private carpooling groups with friends, family, and coworkers to share rides with people you know and trust!
Search existing carpool groups to find people with similar interests to carpool with.
YOUR TRIP, YOUR WAY
Find the best way to travel
No matter how you like to travel, ConnectSmart has you covered. Choose from every available mode in the region or connect them together for the perfect trip!
Travel & Ticketing
Find ideal bus routes and travel times, and buy, store, and redeem rail tickets right in the app! ConnectSmart will guide you door-to-door and even let you know when you've reached your stop.
Tailored to You
ConnectSmart learns your travel schedule and personal preferences to get you to your destination more efficiently than ever.
Carpooling Your Way
Form private carpooling groups with people you know! Create your own carpool groups with family, friends, and coworkers or join groups that match your interests.
Reservation & Payment
Use ConnectSmart to find nearby bikeshare stations and pay for your rental. The app will guide you to a station near your destination and the rest of the way on foot.
Ordering & Payment
Whether you’re connecting to other transit services or need a ride door-to-door, order and pay for your preferred rideshare service with ConnectSmart.
Whether you’re walking door-to-door or to another mode of transportation, ConnectSmart will guide you every step of the way.
Use ConnectSmart to navigate along the ideal bike route to your destination or include biking as one leg of a trip to connect to additional transportation services.
MOBILE PAYMENTS MADE EASY
There’s never been a more convenient way to take transit. In addition to guiding you door-to-door along your route, ConnectSmart allows you to seamlessly buy, store, and redeem tickets on the bus, lightrail, and more.
Purchase transit tickets safely and securely with a few simple taps.
Store your tickets for as long as you need right in the app, then activate them when you’re ready to travel.
Simply scan the ConnectSmart app when boarding for convenient, contact-free ticketing.
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