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CapMetro

CapMetro

App Description

The following description comes from the Google Play Store description of the app:

The official Cap Metro App offers customer quick trip planning tools, online ticketing, real-time arrival information and other great features to make riding easy. It is the first app of its kind to offer mobile ticketing in the Austin area and one of the only in the country. Whether you’re at home, on the go or on the bus, pull up the app to access the Trip Planner tool and easily buy tickets. Not sure how to get there? With schedules and route maps offered in the Cap Metro App, you’re only a click away from your next trip.

App Features:
- Buy tickets for Local, Premium or Commuter services. Eligible customers can also purchase MetroAccess and Reduced Fares.
- Trip Planner feature plans a customized itinerary based on your starting and ending locations. Save favorite trips for easier planning.
- Schedules available for all routes in the system. Real-time available for MetroRapid and MetroRail services.
- Route Maps viewable by service and route number.
- Next Bus features allows you to find the next bus near your location.

If you use a Reduced Fare ID Card, you must first visit the Capital Metro Transit Store (located in downtown Austin at 209 West Lavaca, open Monday – Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm) to have a Capital Metro representative activate the reduced fare purchasing option on the app. Students looking to purchase reduced fares on the app must first complete the Reduced Fare ID Card eligibility process and then have a Transit Store representative activate the reduced fare purchasing option.

If you are a MetroAccess customer, you can register to purchase MetroAccess passes on the app by calling MetroAccess at 512-369-6067. Please have your client ID number available and email address used to register your account.

For customer service assistance please contact the Capital Metro GO Line at 512-474-1200 or visit the website at capmetro.org.

Sensitive Permissions Used By This App
Permission What Why
Precise location (gps and network-based) Can use user's precise location Internal
Can use user's precise location It appears this app uses this data for market/customer analysis
Read phone status and identity Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number Internal
Can read phone's current state information like in-phone call, phone signal, carrier, device ID, and phone number It appears this app uses this data to identify users for market/customer analysis
Full network access Can access the internet It appears this app uses this data for internal use within the app's functionality
Can access the internet It appears this app uses this data for mobile analytics
Can access the internet It appears this app uses this data for social networking services
Approximate location (network-based) Can use user's approximate location Not analyzed yet
Use accounts on the device Allows the app to request authentication tokens. Not analyzed yet
Control near field communication Allows applications to perform I/O operations over NFC. Not analyzed yet
Find accounts on the device Can use user's account information stored on the phone Not analyzed yet
Modify or delete the contents of your usb storage Can write to your phone's USB storage Not analyzed yet
Third Party Libraries Used by this App
Library Usage
Facebook
Flurry

Privacy Analysis

Version of the app analyzed:

1.021

App was last analyzed by Privacy Grade on:

09/29/2014

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