A text messaging application that lets you find real time bus arrivals for the Madison Metro.
There are a variety of ways you can find your bus when you're on the go. All of these tools give you real-time arrival estimates based on the actual location of your bus. Simply send the stop ID (and optionally the route) to one of the following services.
Send route + stopExample: Send
3 1101to find the #3 bus at stop 1101:
Send the stop numberExample: Send
1101to find all buses at stop 1101
Give it a spin. The first few requests are free!
Free! You can chat with the service just like a friend. Just send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org in your favorite chat software and I'll help you find your bus.
Free! Don't like those other options? You can always use email! Just send your request to email@example.com and I'll reply with the results.
The same tricks used for the text messaging tools are available in a programmable web interface. The API gives you access to all of the Metro data - including the real-time arrival estimates.
Get started now! https://api.smsmybus.com