A local developer is currently working on a very interesting app that delivers traffic information obtained by crowd sourcing.
The app will contain a database of places where traffic cops have been spotted as well as roads where drivers are encountering traffic jams. Both of these will be updated by users of the app as they drive around Singapore.
Apart from crowd sourced information, the app will also have a traffic news feed from the LTA.
The app, currently called Traffic, will use push notification so that it does not have to run all the time. Whenever there is a new update, an alert will be pushed to the user.
To view screenshots, learn more about the app or to sign up to test drive the app, go to the website of Explorer Technologies. Explorer Technologies has also developed four other iPhone apps -- Basic Math, Toy Clock, Warranty and Memory.
If it works as advertised, this will be a very useful app indeed. And it can't hurt that the developer is promising to make this app free when it is finally released. (Note that since this app uses push notification, you will need to have the iPhone OS 3.0 installed.)