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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4.2
User ratings
2053
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
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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

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 18, 2015
Works awesome
A Google User
Jun 18, 2015
Fantastic app, but Android Wear support? The app's always worked great and has had a 5-star rating from me for the longest time, but the Android Wear app offers options for favourite Routes and Stops that don't do anything (even though I have 4 favourites). It'd be perfect to actually be able to check for buses with my new watch!
A Google User
Jun 17, 2015
It works well enough.
A Google User
Jun 16, 2015
Very good & Useful App 16/6/15 - don't see any reason to not update to 5 star. Does everything I need & more. Seems stable...
A Google User
Jun 16, 2015
So far so good. Wondering, when in Favourites, what the difference between the Buses tab and the Routes tab is. Seems a bit redundant if there is not a difference.
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