Smartphone apps for Toronto living

There are a variety of smartphone apps that make getting to know and live in Toronto a whole lot easier. In the following article we give you a few of our top picks for Toronto apps that will help you make the most out of city living. Greenrock’s 166 Eastbourne Avenue Community offers furnished and unfurnished apartments in the vibrant Yonge and Eglinton area in Toronto, within walking distance to all of life’s amenities.




Rocketman is a convenient transit application that accurately tells you when the next train or bus will arrive, along with bike-sharing locations near you. This app is available for free for iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10. Rocketman is the most downloaded TTC transit app and includes extensive map support, route paths and the ability to favourite certain destinations and locations.


Toronto in Time


Toronto in Time is a free mobile app available for iOS and Android that highlights the history of Toronto through ‘then and now’ photos, slideshows, trails and historical stories for more than 150 sites around the city. Whether you want to explore the club that once hosted the Rolling Stones or where War of 1812 soldiers lie buried, Toronto in Time can give you all the information you need and more. This unique app is a partnership among Historica Canada, Museum Services and the City of Toronto.


See Toronto


For both visitors and lifelong residents, See Toronto gives users the inside scoop on Canada’s largest metropolis and tips on all the exciting things to see and do while in the city. This application goes beyond the downtown core of the city and also offers valuable tourist information for people visiting other GTA areas including Mississauga and Brampton. Enjoy easy-to-search comprehensive listing for events, dining, attractions and shopping. See Toronto is available for both Android and iOS.




For all the foodies living or visiting Toronto, OpenTable is a must-have app. This app allows users to explore great restaurants, find available tables and earn reward points for every reservation. This application is available for free for both iOS and Android devices. There are hundreds of fabulous restaurants located in the Yonge and Eglinton district of Toronto, home to our 166 Eastbourne Avenue Community.


Get to know Toronto a little better with must-have applications that make city living a breeze.