Ride Systems makes it easy to ride the bus by providing real-time vehicle tracking. View the live location of the vehicles on route, see the estimated arrival time, and set reminders so you never miss the bus.
The Ride Systems app is a great companion for universities, airports, hotels, and other public transit. Download the app today to start riding the bus smarter!
Minor updates and bug fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
Took a little while to get used to the new look and placement but now I’m liking it better. I really like the alarm feature so I can forget watching the clock and my phone notifies me when it is getting close.
Clunky interface, limited functionality
If you’re not familiar with the area, this app won’t help you one bit. It’s designed with the assumption that you already know where you are, which bus route you need, and where the nearest stop is for that route. It doesn’t show you where you are or help you plan how to get from A to B. It will show you one route at a time and the current location of any bus on that route, and that’s it.
And for an app that pretty much only does one thing, it doesn’t even do it well. The “routes” and “current location” icons are confusingly similar, your location isn’t shown on the map, and the menu buttons are backwards of convention. When selecting a route, the route icons are much larger than necessary, resulting in the menu taking up way too much of the screen. Also, selecting a new route resets the map’s center and zoom level, which would be fine if it showed a dot for your location, but instead you have to manually find yourself on the map again.
Bottom line: this app is okay for showing you where busses are, and not okay for anything else you’d expect it to do.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for your feedback! This is the type of feedback we love to see so that we can make improvements to the app moving forward. We are always working to improve the app and its functionality. If you have more ideas, please send those to email@example.com.
The application does have the ability to show your current location. If you tap the arrow icon in the top left corner of the screen, it will drop a pin at your current location.
This app is the quintessential example of why cross-platform application frameworks produce pure trash. The UI is nonstandard, and glacially slow, the app is full of bugs and strange and weird interactions. There’s no schedule, just the departure time of the next shuttle/bus. It takes an unbelievably long time to actually get to the departure times. Also the word “security” might be entirely unfamiliar to this developer as I can look at the routes, real time location and routes of all of the companies, universities and communities that RideSystems supports all within this same app. This is a monumentally bad design and is ready-made to be abused. Overall it’s better to just wait on the side of the street wondering if a shuttle or bus will arrive than to use this sorry excuse for an app. The sad thing is this company probably charges an exorbitant amount of money for this trash.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.