REAL-TIME INFORMATION NOW AVAILABLE FOR USERS
Longueuil, November 15, 2018 - Users of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) now have access to real-time schedules and bus locations through the Transit and Google Maps apps, which have been integrated into Chrono to track buses in real time.
“Access to real-time information represents a major improvement of the customer experience. Users will now be able to see their bus on a map in order to better plan their travel time. The RTL intends to make increased use of new technologies to ensure an optimal user experience,” stated Pierre Brodeur, Chairman of the RTL Board of Directors.
By the end of 2018, all the RTL’s buses will be equipped with the Chrono location system; currently, nearly 90% of the fleet is visible in real time on the maps in the different apps. Real-time schedules can be consulted when the Wi-Fi symbol is displayed in the app .
Screenshots of the Chrono, Transit and Google Maps apps.
About the RTL
The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) is the main transit provider for individuals within the five cities that comprise the Agglomération de Longueuil.
The third-largest public transit organization in Québec, the RTL operates a network of 793 kilometres. With some 1,100 employees, the RTL is a major employer that contributes to the economic vitality of the region.
Ever receptive to its users, the RTL plays a key role in the lives of the people and the communities it serves by providing solutions that are efficient, innovative, and adapted to the evolving needs
of its clientele. Improving quality of life for the citizens of the Agglomération de Longueuil is a top priority for the RTL.