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Your Ride In REAL-TIME

Download Transit to know where your bus is at all times

Transit provides real-time arrival information for all MDOT MTA CityLink, LocalLink and Express BusLink buses. Whether you are checking the status of your favorite bus route or need step-by-step directions to get somewhere new, Transit and MTA have you covered.

Worried about the app size? It's under 100MB which is 3x smaller than Snapchat!

Download Transit now and get more time back from your busy schedule!


 

How do I use Transit?

Getting Started

When you first open the app, it uses your location to pinpoint the bus routes that pass closest to you.

TIP! Be sure to allow Transit to access your location data during the installation process.

Sample screenshot of Transit showing location information

Real-time Icon

When you see the flashing real-time icon, that means there's a GPS tracker on the bus providing accurate arrival time information.

TIP! Since real-time arrival is based on current bus location, real-time displayed may change depending on traffic conditions.

Sample screenshot of Transit showing signal information

Change Bus Direction

Swipe left or right on your route to change direction.

Tap on the route for more info that drops down!

Sample screenshot of Transit showing schedule information

Planning Your Trip

Transit has a built-in Trip Planner to give you easy-to-use directions:

  1. Tap the arrow icon in the top left area of your screen
  2. Enter your desired destination
  3. Select your route to get more details
  4. If you want Transit to notify you exactly when you should start walking to catch the bus, launch the GO feature

TIP! If you or someone you know is visually impaired, the GO feature provides voice-guided instructions throughout your trip! The feature pairs well with VoiceOver (iOS) and TalkBack (Android) screen readers.

Sample screenshot of Transit showing trip planner box

See Your Bus in Real-Time

To view detailed route information, select the map pin icon on the route toolbar. The resulting screen shots where the bus is in real-time and where it's headed!

Sample screenshot of Transit showing bus location in real-time

Real-time Bus Schedule

Click on the clock icon to view the route schedule.

  • View schedules for upcoming days
  • Swipe left/right to change schedules for opposite direction

Tip! Set reminders by pressing the button to the right of the departure.

Sample screenshot of Transit showing route schedule icon

Save Favorite Locations

Tap the gear icon at the top right of the home screen to add the locations you most frequently use.

  1. Tap the Slider icon in the middle
  2. Scroll to My Locations
  3. Add, delete, or edit as many locations as you'd like!
Sample screenshot of Transit showing my locations
Not finding answers to your questions? Check out Transit's support page for more detailed instructions.

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