Beat the Traffic

Beat the Traffic

Pelmorex Media Inc

With over 2 million downloads, Beat the Traffic launched by Pelmorex Media Inc. ensures users get a leg-up on busy traffic routes.

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About Pelmorex Media Inc

Celebrating 25 years, Pelmorex Media Inc. is the parent company of The Weather Network, MétéoMédia, Beat the Traffic and Eltiempo. The Weather Network and its French counterpart MétéoMédia are Canada's most popular weather and information services on TV, web and smartphone apps. Pelmorex owns and operates Eltiempo, Spain's leading multi-platform weather information provider. With strong roots in weather, we continue to leverage technology and science to help consumers plan their day by expanding the Pelmorex family to include Beat the Traffic, a leading multi-platform brand that finds the fastest route from point A to point B. Pelmorex also operates Canada’s National Alerting Aggregation and Dissemination System (NAADS) which aggregates and distributes emergency alerts issued by authorized government agencies. Pelmorex has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers as well as Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for seven consecutive years.

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Don’t wait through another commercial to hear your traffic updates. Beat the Traffic has all the real-time traffic info you need to ease your daily commute. Quickly check the latest traffic conditions, incidents, and know the fastest route to take before you head out. Sometimes just knowing why you are stuck in traffic is all you need… we do that too!

Our sleek crowd-sourced traffic app helps make your drive easier. See an incident along your route? No problem, simply report it to fellow drivers with the new “shake to report” feature.

The latest release now includes customizable traffic alerts that you can receive via push notifications or email as well as turn by turn driving directions within the Trip Report screen.

Beat the Traffic’s Smart Route is a re-routing feature that helps save you time. Personalized to your route, Smart Route only appears when there’s a better alternate route available based on real-time road conditions.

For full app functionality, register a free account and begin personalizing your app for real-time traffic information that matters only to you. You are a commuter and Beat the Traffic is here for you.

Over 2 million users have Beat the Traffic on their phone!

Key features:
•Before you head out, quickly check your Trip Report. Get the best route available with estimated travel time, traffic flow, incidents and traffic cameras all on one screen.
•The home screen’s full map view displays traffic flow, incidents, construction, road closures, traffic cameras, and weather.
•Newly added push notification traffic alerts will keep you informed before you leave.
•Newly added text directions provide turn by turn instructions along your route.
•‘Smart Route’ gives you the best alternate options so you can adjust your commute and save time.
•Report an incident by shaking your device to alert fellow users of issues on the road.
•Register an account and fully personalize your app with saved trips, locations, traffic alerts and more…
•Watch real-time traffic reports live from our in-studio traffic specialists*

Beat the Traffic is a free app, proudly powered by Travelers Network.

*Traffic video reports are currently only available for the Greater Toronto Area.


Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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