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Free crowd-sourced app promises to help New York commuters

A free, new app aims to help New York City subway riders fly through their commutes. Pigeon acts like the popular Waze app, allowing users to navigate routes, view real-time disruptions, receive estimated arrival times, and live updates about the beleaguered subway system. The crowd-sourced app, which can be downloaded from the App store, also has a feature which enables people to share their complaints about the transit system, and earn points. “The crowd-sourced component meant we could even have some fun along the way, commiserating over the shared human experience of being packed into a crowded subway car on a hot day or finding surprising ease and calm from dogs tucked in bags,” co-founder Laura Rokita told The Post. Launche ...