Ottawa Transit

Ottawa Transit


Ottawa Transit previously known as "My OC Transpo" is a unique transportation App that helps you find your way around Ottawa and the Valley. The App received recognition for the 'Getting Around' category at the Apps4Ottawa contest that ran in February 2011.

The many features in this App helps tourists and daily commuters find bus stops, obtain accurate and real-time route arrival times. It utilizes GPS, and GTFS data provided by OC Transpo.

*** 2011 Apps4Ottawa contest winner ***
http://ottawa.ca/en/mobile-apps-and-open-data/2010-apps4ottawa-contest-winners

*** Become a BETA Tester ***
To test drive the latest update before everyone else, opt-in to get the update from Google Play using this link
Step 1: Join this Google+ Community, http://plus.google.com/communities/101048204336238547253
Step 2: Go to this link to become a TESTER, http://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.alywa.oc.transpo
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Near me
✓ Discover near-by bus stops
✓ Find a specific bus stop using search

Favourites
✓ Easily access your list of saved buses, stops, trips, and routes

History
✓ Display a history of your most accessed routes

Stop # Lookup
✓ Display a list of all routes that passes through a specific bus stop
✓ Display up to 3 trips using GPS real-time data
✓ Display scheduled/estimated arrival times
✓ Find stops using stop/station name or number

Route # Lookup
✓ Display scheduled route arrival times
✓ Display future schedules by specifying the date

Quick Planer / Advanced Planner
✓ Enter your desired origin/destination and let the app plan your trip
✓ Use your current location, or select a desired landmark
✓ Select origin/destination from list of pre-populated values

Live Updates
✓ Display the latest news from the Official OC Transpo website

Contact OC
✓ Easily access common and useful OC Transpo contact numbers

Settings
✓ Easily configure display options
✓ Change start-up screen
✓ Clear your history

Widget (Small & Large)
✓ Place a widget on your home-screen

Data sources used:
✓ GTFS Data Exchange
✓ OC Transpo Live Next Bus Arrival Data Feed
✓ OC Transpo official web site

Recent changes:
v4.5.2.3e (BETA)
✓ Fixed intermittent API access for devices running Gingerbread
✓ Re-Added "Check" mark icon to toolbar (Route #, and Stop # lookup screens)
✓ Fixed infinite looping issue on the Route # screen
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Free
83
4.2
User ratings
2021
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
1
File size
6658 kb
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About Ottawa Transit
Ottawa Transit previously known as "My OC Transpo" is a unique transportation App that helps you find your way around Ottawa and the Valley. The App received recognition for the 'Getting Around' category at the Apps4Ottawa contest that ran in February 2011.

The many features in this App helps tourists and daily commuters find bus stops, obtain accurate and real-time route arrival times. It utilizes GPS, and GTFS data provided by OC Transpo.

*** 2011 Apps4Ottawa contest winner ***
http://ottawa.ca/en/mobile-apps-and-open-data/2010-apps4ottawa-contest-winners

*** Become a BETA Tester ***
To test drive the latest update before everyone else, opt-in to get the update from Google Play using this link
Step 1: Join this Google+ Community, http://plus.google.com/communities/101048204336238547253
Step 2: Go to this link to become a TESTER, http://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.alywa.oc.transpo
*** ***

Near me
✓ Discover near-by bus stops
✓ Find a specific bus stop using search

Favourites
✓ Easily access your list of saved buses, stops, trips, and routes

History
✓ Display a history of your most accessed routes

Stop # Lookup
✓ Display a list of all routes that passes through a specific bus stop
✓ Display up to 3 trips using GPS real-time data
✓ Display scheduled/estimated arrival times
✓ Find stops using stop/station name or number

Route # Lookup
✓ Display scheduled route arrival times
✓ Display future schedules by specifying the date

Quick Planer / Advanced Planner
✓ Enter your desired origin/destination and let the app plan your trip
✓ Use your current location, or select a desired landmark
✓ Select origin/destination from list of pre-populated values

Live Updates
✓ Display the latest news from the Official OC Transpo website

Contact OC
✓ Easily access common and useful OC Transpo contact numbers

Settings
✓ Easily configure display options
✓ Change start-up screen
✓ Clear your history

Widget (Small & Large)
✓ Place a widget on your home-screen

Data sources used:
✓ GTFS Data Exchange
✓ OC Transpo Live Next Bus Arrival Data Feed
✓ OC Transpo official web site

Recent changes:
v4.5.2.3e (BETA)
✓ Fixed intermittent API access for devices running Gingerbread
✓ Re-Added "Check" mark icon to toolbar (Route #, and Stop # lookup screens)
✓ Fixed infinite looping issue on the Route # screen

User reviews of Ottawa Transit
Wasn't able to install the app on my Huawei u8100. Cheap phone, might be because of the smaller screen resolution? Anyway, would probably work fine.
Dec 15, 2010
Great App. Developer listens to suggestions.
Jul 5, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
May 25, 2015
You need this Knowing when my next bus is coming through tracking it's GPS is invaluable.
A Google User
May 25, 2015
Extremely Useful! Can't go without it. Great app.
A Google User
May 24, 2015
Excellent app, map issues resolved Thanks for the updates and support. Excellent app, we've been using it for years.
A Google User
May 23, 2015
Best I have seen. Great work! Best feature is the app not having me needlessly waiting in the freezing cold... I can wait till the last few minutes and RUN!
A Google User
May 23, 2015
Great app. Glitches more than a transportation app should, but very useful when it works properly.
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