Governor Cuomo Introduces New Traffic Tracking Mobile App for When Google Maps Isn’t Sufficient

But you're not allowed to use it while driving!

Betabeat has gotten into the habit of pulling up the traffic layer on Google Maps to check how backed up the West Side Highway is when we stay late enough at the office to rationalize nabbing a cab back to Brooklyn. It usually works like a charm, and by using it we manage to avoid the all-red avenues, ratcheting down our fare.

But for those who prefer their traffic information state-sponsored, Governor Cuomo introduced a New York state mobile traffic app yesterday that can keep you up to date on jams in real time.
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