Commuters in Chandigarh are getting a Diwali bonanza from Chandigarh administration. A new mobile “Tic Tic” has been launched by UT Administrator, VP Singh Badnore, that tracks CTU city buses LIVE, in real-time.
About the Tic Tic Mobile Application
♦ The mobile app provides real-time GPS bus location data for city buses operating in the tricity.
♦ It will provide information about the estimated arrival times.
♦ The mobile application is available on android store.
♦ This mobile app will not only be beneficial for commuters but will also help the CTU to have stringent operational controls by analysing the real-time data received through app.
♦ At present, seven city bus routes of the city bus services have been put on this app on a pilot basis. The CTU will put all city bus routes on this mobile app by adding three to four routes every week.
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Benefits of Tic Tic App
For the commuters:
♦ Locate nearby bus stops and shelters
♦Trip planner: A smart planning for your trip with source and destination entered, shows the routes meeting your points with scheduled time table sort by time for that trip.
♦ Routes– Search by route number or select the route manually to check the scheduled timings of the buses arriving at the stops sort by time.
♦ Chandigarh Weather– Shows the current weather in Chandigarh.
♦ Bus Fares – Fares of the bus travel available by the distance and by the type of bus(A/C or Non A/C)
♦ Real Time Bus Tracking– User can select any route that provides real time info of the buses. This gives the ETA of next buses to all stops in that route.
♦ Schedule/Timetable– The route bus timings are stored in the app makes you to checkout the schedule whenever you need.
♦ Alert/Reminder – User is given an option to set a reminder for buses coming to a desired stop will give an alert before it reaches the stop by 5 minutes. It also has feature of voice announcements and display on inner passenger information boards for the stoppages within the buses for onboard commuters.
♦ Real Time Bus Tracking on Map(Coming Next)– User can select any route that provides real time info of the buses. This gives the ETA of next buses to all stops in that route.
♦ 7 buses on pilot basis- Currently seven city bus routes of the city bus services have been put on this app on a pilot basis. The CTU will put all city bus routes on this mobile app by adding three to four routes every week.
For the CTU
♦ The app will also help the CTU to have stringent operational controls by analysing the real-time data received through app.
Search for Tic Tic-Travel in Chandigarh app in Android playstore and install it now. (Do look for Chandigarh Transport Undertaking as the developer.)
Source: UT administration