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Ratings and Reviews
Not intuitive, and the info isn’t accurate
The app description claims that you can see the real time location of your bus and its estimated arrival time at your stop.
On opening the app, it presents you with a map and a way to find your bus route. Choose your route and it shows it to you on the map. So far so good.
You would expect it to show you the location of the bus on the map, but it doesn’t. At least it has never done so for me, and I’ve tried clicking on many routes that were running at the time. I’ve even tried it while actually sitting on a bus. No icon appears on the map showing you where the bus is.
You can click on the name of the route, and it will display the list of stops. Next to the stops is the estimated arrival time at that stop. The times are not accurate always, but they have been correct a few times (perhaps by chance.)
So, this app doesn’t really do what it claims. Perhaps the developers can first work on getting accurate arrival times to display in the list, and fix the map later, or not at all. The map could be used simply to show the user the routes; static info only. Perhaps that’s what it was intended to do in the first place.
Good start but needs a little more work
This app is much better than that piece of crap Moovit. I like the navigation tools and the listing of the routes. I have provided feedback to the developers that setting up alerts on a route is useless to me. I know where I’m going. I have specific buses I ride and I want to be able to have alerts only for those 4 buses — the two I always ride and the two backups in case I miss the first one. I like seeing the buses in real time as they’re moving along the route so I can gauge how long it’ll take to get to my stop. However, the app has been a little inconsistent — it doesn’t always work. I’ve had to quit out of it several times to get the routes to load.
This app has potential and I really hope the developers will keep making improvements so I can bump up my rating.
Developer Response ,
We really appreciate your feedback and will take note of your suggestions as we move forward with updates and other enhancements. If you have any more feedback, you can reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for helping make this app better.
Better Than The Rest But Still Not Accurate
I wanted to love this app. It is better than some of the others, moovit and so on, and the idea that it tracked the busses as they are enroute what could be better? But I’ve tested it while waiting for a bus and while on the bus and it appears to be going by the printed schedule and not always bus location or it could be something else. I’m walking to the bus stop now and the app says the bus at the light that I will get on when I get to the bus stop is several stops past where we are. If it was just accurate it would be a winner, but not right now. Two stars for trying!
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- Ride Systems LLC
- 13.1 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Age Rating
- © Ride Systems, LLC