Transport bosses in Leeds have launched a scheme designed to make life easier on the buses for blind and visually impaired people. The system uses mobile data technology such as GPS and Wi-Fi to provide real-time on-board audio announcement…

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LeedsCityBus NextStop unveiling
First & LeedsCityBus NextStop pilot

We've just started another great pilot of our NextStop system for First on Leeds City Buses.

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First and Arriva, in partnership with the Confederation of Passenger Transport, launched a new next stop announcement smartphone app last week. They claim that it could revolutionise bus travel for blind and visually impaired passengers.

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A new Next [Bus] Stop Announcement Smartphone app is being launched by First and Arriva, in partnership with CPT for blind and visually impaired passengers.

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Catch the bus with Bus For Us

As the newly appointed digital agency for the Association of Transport Coordinating Officers (ATCO), Rise Digital Media will present a 1 hour workshop to the board members and committee at ATCO during the July regional meeting to be held at…

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Catch the bus week campaign
Onboard AV images

Since the start of the year the commercial team at abellio surrey bus have been working closely with technology provider Rise Digital Media on a project to make buses more accessible. The project has been focused on the use of mobile techno…

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Bus tracker on your mobile

James Day speaks to Scott James from Rise Digital Media about the increasing relevance of mobile apps and the quality of public transport data.

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Next Stop in your hand
OnBoard AV Launches

NextStop is an onboard Audio Visual solution, which uses mobile technology to announce each stop on a bus, or coach journey as it is approached and with enough time for passengers to safely alight the vehicle. NextStop has been developed in…

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