New app for Rockhampton

A new timetable app for Rockhampton it’s the first of its kind in the region

New app for Rockhampton
Operations Manager Philip Young using the new Live Timetable app

Rockhampton commuters will now have access to real-time information as Young’s Bus Service has created a new Live Timetable app.

The technology - which is first of its kind in the region - uses GPS signals to pin-point the exact location of any bus on map and updates these positions every 30 seconds. 

Customers can access this real-time information from the Young’s Bus Service website on either their computer or smart device.

Operations Manager Philip Young says this is a new way to deliver the latest travel information to passengers.

"This is a really big deal for people who catch the bus - people can log on to the app and see exactly when their bus will reach the stop, saving waiting times across the board," he says.

The Live Timetable also generates estimated arrival times, route maps for all services and the location of all Young’s bus stops.

Young says the company wanted to create something that would improve our customer experience and make it easier for them to catch the bus; "I think we have done that".

People can also use their smart phone’s GPS to find where their closest bus stops are to their location.

Young says if there was a delay or interruption in the service previously there was no way to let travellers know.

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