Press Release: Enhanced Live Bus Tracking and Mobile App Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mountain Transit Embarks on a New Journey with Live Bus Tracking System and Mobile App Launch

Big Bear Lake, CA March 2024 – Mountain Transit is thrilled to announce a significant upgrade to its service offerings with the introduction of a new live bus tracking system and the launch of the Mountain Transit mobile app, in partnership with GMV Syncromatics. This transformation marks a significant milestone in Mountain Transit’s commitment to enhancing rider experience and operational efficiency.

Service Upgrade Notice

Please note that as part of this transition, our current live bus tracking feature will be temporarily unavailable from March 18th to April 7th. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period as we work to bring you an enhanced and more reliable live tracking experience.

Enhanced Live Bus Tracking

Developed in collaboration with GMV Syncromatics, a leader in transit technology solutions, the new live bus tracking system promises to deliver real-time bus location updates with greater accuracy and reliability. This state-of-the-art system is designed to keep riders informed and minimize wait times, thereby improving the overall travel experience.

Introducing the Mountain Transit Mobile App

Alongside the upgraded tracking system, Mountain Transit is excited to unveil its brand-new mobile app in April. Available for both Android and iOS devices, this user-friendly app will provide riders with easy access to live bus tracking, route information, and schedule updates, all at their fingertips. Designed with the rider in mind, the Mountain Transit mobile app aims to make public transit more accessible and convenient for everyone.

A New Era of Travel

“Our partnership with GMV Syncromatics represents a leap forward in our mission to develop, deliver, and promote innovative and sustainable transportation solutions for travel to and around the San Bernardino Mountain region,” said Sandy Benson, General Manager of Mountain Transit. “We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation, and this upgrade is just part of that. We look forward to the positive impact it will have on our community and visitors.”

About Mountain Transit

Mountain Transit is dedicated to providing safe, efficient, and sustainable public transportation solutions for locals and visitors. Mountain Transit provides Fixed Route, Off-the-Mountain (OTM), and Dial-a-Ride service throughout the rural San Bernardino Mountain communities of the Big Bear Valley, Crestline, Lake Arrowhead, and Running Springs.

About GMV Syncromatics

GMV Syncromatics is a global leader in transit technology, offering cutting-edge solutions for real-time passenger information, fleet management, and operational analytics. Committed to transforming public transportation, GMV Syncromatics partners with transit agencies worldwide to enhance mobility and user experience.

For more information, please contact:     Angelina Vrolyks
                                                          avrolyks@mountaintransit.org

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