The NYC Notify app is a new service from the City that sends important information and updates to subscribers’ phones. The app is available for free on Apple or Android devices, and provides news on events such as hurricanes and blizzards, major traffic and mass transit disruptions, public health hazards, school closings, and unscheduled parking rule suspensions.
- Receiving messages based on current location. Users can also add up to five addresses to receive alerts specific to home, work, or school.
- A “receive all” mode that provides all emergency notifications, regardless of location or topic.
- A map feature that provides detailed information about the locations of emergencies in relation to a user’s current location.