11 free mobile apps for city life

We've sifted through a wealth of mobile apps to see which ones can best help you find transportation, food, housing and local events in your city.
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Make city living simpler

City dwellers face challenges every day of their lives: Which subway lines are working, whether or not it's worth trying to hail a cab at this corner and where the best ramen shop in the neighborhood might be hiding. A good app can make urban life a lot easier.

We've sifted through a wealth of mobile apps out there to see which ones can best help you find transportation, food, housing and local events in your city, and found 11 useful ones -- all free.

Note that exact coverage may vary, so check to make sure your city is included -- and keep in mind that new localities are being added all the time.

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