Edinburgh Bus Tracker

Edinburgh Bus Tracker


IMPORTANT! It may take up to a day for update of bus stops to happen. You can make it early with Menu>Settings>Update bus data.


A real time bus tracker for LRT Lothian buses and trams written by Andrew de Quincey and Colin Paton, using data from the CEC My Bus Tracker website. Please visit http://code.google.com/p/redbus/ for more information.

Notes:


* If something isn't working right and you have the time to spare, could you please send an email as well as commenting. It greatly speeds up fixing things if we can ask for more detail on the problem than Market comments allow (although we do appreciate those too).

* If the app "goes missing" after a recent update, I'm informed that uninstalling+reinstalling it using "Settings>Applications>Manage Applications" should restore it.

* If you have a homescreen icon on an HTC Sense phone, the picture will not be updated until you reboot. However, it should function just as before without a reboot. We can't do anything about this issue as it appears to be an HTC bug.

* We are unable to use the new pre-caching or vector maps support as seen in the most recent Google Maps versions. These features are only available internally within the Google Maps application itself, and Google have made no way to use them from an external application. Therefore, we are stuck with the basic bitmap-based maps with no pre-caching until Google decide to support this. If they ever do, we would definitely want to use it.

Recent changes:
IMPORTANT: It may take up to a day for the update of bus stops to happen. You can make it early with Menu>Settings>Update bus data.

* Switch to using dropbox for Bus Stop Database updates, so places like the Royal Infirmary should have the correct stops now.
* Add new services, including the tram.
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Free
88
4.4
User ratings
872
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
1
File size
147 kb
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About Edinburgh Bus Tracker
IMPORTANT! It may take up to a day for update of bus stops to happen. You can make it early with Menu>Settings>Update bus data.


A real time bus tracker for LRT Lothian buses and trams written by Andrew de Quincey and Colin Paton, using data from the CEC My Bus Tracker website. Please visit http://code.google.com/p/redbus/ for more information.

Notes:


* If something isn't working right and you have the time to spare, could you please send an email as well as commenting. It greatly speeds up fixing things if we can ask for more detail on the problem than Market comments allow (although we do appreciate those too).

* If the app "goes missing" after a recent update, I'm informed that uninstalling+reinstalling it using "Settings>Applications>Manage Applications" should restore it.

* If you have a homescreen icon on an HTC Sense phone, the picture will not be updated until you reboot. However, it should function just as before without a reboot. We can't do anything about this issue as it appears to be an HTC bug.

* We are unable to use the new pre-caching or vector maps support as seen in the most recent Google Maps versions. These features are only available internally within the Google Maps application itself, and Google have made no way to use them from an external application. Therefore, we are stuck with the basic bitmap-based maps with no pre-caching until Google decide to support this. If they ever do, we would definitely want to use it.

Recent changes:
IMPORTANT: It may take up to a day for the update of bus stops to happen. You can make it early with Menu>Settings>Update bus data.

* Switch to using dropbox for Bus Stop Database updates, so places like the Royal Infirmary should have the correct stops now.
* Add new services, including the tram.

User reviews of Edinburgh Bus Tracker
Great app. Gets me to work earlier than before I had it. Been a little slower of late though and getting more network errors when getting bus times. Other network services seem ok, is this just a glitch? HTC Desire.
Feb 10, 2011
Excellent App. Use it all the time to find nearest bus stops and times of buses. htc desire
Feb 7, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Oct 31, 2014
OK when it works Network errors too frequent to be reliable
A Google User
Oct 24, 2014
Latest update solved previous issues The map now shows recent route changes and is useful once again
A Google User
Oct 23, 2014
AmaZing app Does exactly what it says
A Google User
Oct 20, 2014
Love it... ♡♥♡ Really amazing app...an its realky accurate so never miss a bus now..lol. xx
A Google User
Oct 16, 2014
Perfect Does what you need it to do.