After the development last year of the application displaying the arrival of the bus at stops in real time, Apolo 7 equips its bus stops of dynamic information terminals and will use year-end, hybrid bus.
The main complaints received by the STBC, company managing the bus network Chelles basin Apolo 7 relate to the regularity and the delay of its bus . To remedy this, and for the sake of communication with its users, STBC has developed a tracking system of its bus via 3G.
It allows announced in real time and accurately the arrival of a bus stop.
Information Terminal for all
This system is used for a year for the application STBC available in Apple and Android. Today, non-equipped smartphone users can also take advantage of this technology through the deployment of dynamic information terminals at bus stops.
Since early March, 50 terminals announce the arrival of the bus in real time. In all, there should be 90 by next May. Apolo 7 and catching up from the RATP that already offers its bus stops across Chelles, this device
François Berton, director of STBC explains. “It is more difficult for a small network access technology “.
Indeed, it is for the STBC of $ 2 million. Another new hybrid buses coming this year: the introduction of hybrid buses. It was a request of STIF to all transport networks in Ile-de-France.
Read more of this article in the newspaper La Marne of 15 April 2015