Don’t get stuck waiting for the bus! Thanks to the new Metro McAllen mobile app, available for download for free to your mobile device, get real-time bus location information and estimated arrival times.

Come see a live demonstration of the new mobile app that will be a real convenience to all Metro McAllen riders! The demonstration will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 at the Metro McAllen South Broadway park & Ride on the corner of Broadway and Houston.

The app was developed by Ride Systems, at a cost of $49,848. Since then, the agency has been inputting the route information, including route number, arrival times and destination., as well as other bus route details. Passengers can check the status of the bus and get a real-time arrival schedule.

Additionally, thanks to this new mobile app feature, all Metro McAllen buses will soon be able offer free Wi-Fi to all of its passengers.

“We are really excited to be able to make our Metro McAllen transit experience even more customer-friendly and useful with the new mobile app,” said Mayor Jim Darling. “This will help prevent people from waiting unnecessarily out in the elements as they wait for their bus to take them to their destination.”

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