The City of Burlington now has a free mobile app available for Android, iOS and Blackberry users through Google Play and iTunes.
The app will feature links to news and information such as:
The information included in the app was chosen by more than 400 residents who participated in an online survey. A total of 92 per cent of survey respondents said they visit Burlington.ca, and 58 per cent said they visit Burlington.ca using a phone or tablet.
Frequently Asked Questions
|What is Ping Street?|
|Ping Street is the name of the app developer who created the city's app.|
|Why does the app need my address?|
|By providing your address, the city will be able to send you alerts and notifications specific to the address provided. Please note that this data will not be used for any other purposes. If you do not want to give this information, you may select "Visiting Burlington" or use a generic address to load the app.|
|Does the app require data or a WiFi signal?|
|Yes, you will need either a data plan or access to a WiFi signal for the app to work.|
|Are there any in-app purchases required?|
|No. There are no costs other than paying for parking downtown.|
|Will Burlington Transit information be added?|
|We are working on adding real-time transit information to the app and hope to be able to include this in the near future.|
|Who should I call if I have questions or trouble downloading or using the app?|
|If you have any questions, please send them to Robert.Hagley@burlington.ca.|