News release

MiWay launches Real-Time Bus Updates on November 1

City services | October 5, 2016

MiWay riders will receive up-to-the-minute information about their next bus starting November 1.The responsive Plan a Trip website will allow riders to know the exact time the bus will arrive at their stop.

The information will be refreshed every 60 seconds for scheduled routes and buses.

“We’re listening to our customers who asked for a more reliable bus service and real-time updates,” said Geoff Marinoff, Director of Transit. “As part of the MiWay Five Transit Service Plan, we are pleased to deliver this request. Updates are provided using GPS technology allowing riders to plan their trips with more confidence.”

The real-time updates will be available through MiWay’s responsive Plan a Trip tool; digital signs at City Centre Terminal and Mississauga Transitway stations and the General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) open data webpage. The updated Plan a Trip tool is accessible across multiple devices including desktops, tablets and mobile phones.

To learn more, watch the real-time updates video.

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