You don’t need a paper schedule when you’re riding with RTA Ride Time. Jimmy learned how… and you can too! Find real time information for when your bus is coming through a mobile app, text message, desktop computer or phone call.
This video provides step-by-step instructions on how to use the real-time mobile app simply called, Transit. Let’s get started.
Download Transit app onto your smartphone by visiting the App Store or Google Play. Now you are ready to receive accurate real-time predictions, simple trip planning, step-by-step navigation, service disruption notifications, and departure and stop reminders.
Open the Transit app on your phone to begin. The app will automatically locate all RTA routes closest to you. Tap your route to bring up your route options. Tap the locator icon to see where your bus is along the route, in real time.
Tap the GO icon to open up your personal transit companion. Using voice and push notifications, GO informs you when to leave for your stop, when to get off, or whether you’ll reach your destination in time. GO will even monitor your walking speed so that you stay on pace with your bus arrival. Need to set yourself a reminder? Tap the bell icon set an alarm for when your bus arrives.
To mark a route as your favorite and ensure it’s always at the top of your list, tap the star icon. Tap the clock icon to see upcoming arrival times for that stop.
If you want to plan your trip ahead of time, simply tap on the arrow icon on the top of the screen.
Transit also has a quick search option at the top of the screen. You can search for locations and destinations by name or addresses.
Transit app also shows you how to request a nearby Uber car or rent a bike from the closet Link Bike Share station for those first or last mile trips.
Now that you know what the Transit app can do for you, download it for yourself and enjoy the ride.