The suite consists of the FirstView® District Dashboard and the FirstView® Parent App. FirstView® gives you accurate and quick information so that you can: Track buses in real-time.
How does the first bus app work?
The First Bus App is the smarter way to catch the bus. Simply download the First Bus App, and you’ll be able to buy and store tickets on your phone. You’ll never have to worry about losing your ticket or forgetting your change again. Just scan each mobile ticket when you hop on board, and you’re ready to go.
How are buses tracked?
Most transit apps first started the crowdsourcing way, until GPS technology began to be used in public transportation for real time vehicle tracking. 2. GPS Device Based Systems: GPS devices are placed in the buses, and these devices stream their real time location on to a map.
Can you buy 2 tickets first bus app?
I am travelling in a group; can I buy tickets on the app? Yes! You can active multiple tickets at the same time, on the same device. This feature is available in the First Bus App version 4.5.
Can you use first bus app without Internet?
You will require internet connection to use the app, as the app needs to communicate with our server to keep itself up to date when you’re out and about. Opening the app, accessing the ticket catalogue, and accessing account pages will all generate a connection attempt.
Can you pay by card on a first bus?
Secure contactless payments are now available on all of our buses. Paying with contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for tickets without cash. One tap of your contactless card, Apple Pay or Google Pay and you’re aboard and ready to go, no need to worry about having the right change.
Do school buses have GPS tracking?
Benefits of GPS Tracking for School Buses
With real-time GPS tracking, it is possible to pinpoint the exact location of each school bus in your fleet 24/7. Fleet managers receive automated alerts in case a bus veers off route or engages in unsafe driving. This gives students, parents, and staff peace of mind.
Does bus have GPS?
Public transportation, especially buses are now equipped with GPS tracker to ensure the safety of passengers. It also helps companies to monitor the bus drivers’ driving behaviour on a daily basis. We’ll discuss the importance of installing a GPS tracker for the bus and its efficiency for fleet management.
Do school buses have GPS on them?
First, there are companies providing school bus fleets for schools. … They can install GPS trackers on each bus they own and track them in order to know where their buses are, which routes they take, how much fuel they consume (and by optimizing routes cut down fuel costs), as well as monitor drivers.
Can I use first bus ticket on Metrobus?
Tickets for metrobus follow First Bus’s fare structure and most tickets for First Bus services can also be used on metrobus. BristolRider tickets are also accepted. What’s more, all metrobus services operate within the Bristol Zone.
How do I refund my first bus ticket?
Unfortunately, our drivers are only able to cancel contactless transactions at the point of purchase. If you require a refund after the point of purchase, you will need to contact our customer services teams on: Phone: 0345 646 0707 between 9am-5pm Monday to Fridays.
Can I get a refund on my first bus ticket?
On notice of cancellation, if we have not already despatched your ticket we will refund all monies paid. If we have already despatched your ticket we will await the receipt of the ticket by us and provide a refund within 30 days of receipt of the returned ticket.
How do I connect to First Bus WIFI?
Stay connected while you travel with our free Wi-Fi.
- Select the First Wi-Fi network.
- Open your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer)
- Follow the on-screen instructions to connect.
- Click ‘Use your Free Wi-Fi’ to browse the internet, or select ‘Ticket sales’ or ‘Timetables’
Do M tickets work without Internet?
Our app requires an internet connection in order to plan journeys and allow you to purchase a ticket. However, if you have an activated m-ticket, you can use this without being connected to the internet.
How do I activate my our pass?
Activate “Our Pass”
To activate this pass please sign up to Our Pass here >> https://ourpass.co.uk & start looking at the opportunities available.