U-M launches new Magic Bus app

By | February 6, 2020
New App! Magic Bus. Live Tracking
(U-M Transit)

On February 3, Logistics, Transportation & Parking (LTP) launched a new real-time bus information system. The new system will enable riders to see university bus locations in real-time and predicts precise arrival times for every campus route and stop. The old (DoubleMap) system will remain live until February 29, 2020.

Riders will enjoy a number of new features, including:

  • Ability to sign up for text service and prediction alerts by route, stop and times of day
  • More accurate prediction algorithm which utilizes both schedule data and historical data
  • Desktop and mobile applications built on the Google Maps platform
  • Automated stop announcements, so you’ll always know what stop you’re at and what is coming up next

Riders can use the interactive map to see real-time bus locations and arrival predictions or download the U-M Magic Bus app by searching ‘U-M Magic Bus’ at the Apple Store or Google Play. Magic Bus also offers a free API for developers.