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Bus Tracking App: Here Comes the Bus!

HERE COMES THE BUS

Bus-Tracking App Now Available  


Dear Pike Road Parents,


Pike Road Schools is happy to announce the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled, Here Comes the Bus®. It allows you to view the real-time location of your child's school bus on your smartphone, tablet or computer. With it, you will have the information you need to send your child to the bus stop at just the right time, helping to increase safety, protecting them from inclement weather and having peace of mind knowing they haven't missed the bus. Here Comes the Bus is free to all Pike Road parents and students and will  enable you to:

See the location of your bus both before and after school

Confirm that your child's bus has arrived at the bus stop, at school or both

Receive a push notification* or email message when the bus is near your stop, has been  substituted, or when we have important information to relay


Available in three languages (English, Spanish and French), the Here Comes the Bus app can also be downloaded free from the App Store or Google Play.


To Register, click here .

The following information is required to Register:

  • 5-digit School Code (28868)

  • Your name and email used for your Here Comes the Bus account

Once Registered, Go Under My Account and select 

  • My Contacts to include your child, spouse or other relatives who you wish to receive the Notifications

  • My Students (add your student rider) You will need Your child's last name, and student ID # (This can be found on your last Report Card or your INOW/Chalkable account. You may also contact info@pikeroadschools.org or Transportation Dept to request this information)


Use the Notification Tab to set your Radius. Once your Bus travels through the established Circle, you will receive a Notification letting you know the Bus has pass this area and will be approaching your stop. Click on the map to move the circle to your desired location i.e. at the front of your neighborhood, 4 miles away from your stop or directly at your stop. 


Should you have any questions, please contact Pike Road Transportation via email at Transportation@PikeRoadSchools.org



If you need to contact Here Comes the Bus customer support, please follow this link:HERE


Sincerely,


Angela Lang,

Director of Transportation

Transportation@pikeroadschools.org

 

*Push notifications only available on iPhone & Android devices.