The Consat Telematics system is expanding to western Canada
We are very happy to announce that The Consat Telematics solution will be installed in communities and regional transit systems across the BC province on approximately 315 buses, operating on all conventional, fixed routes in British Columbia.
“We are very pleased to be working with BC Transit on the NextRide program. We are confident that our solutions will meet the goals of BC Transit to improve the overall customer experience across the province. Our team is looking forward to deploying our technology to the 19 transit systems and meeting all the operating companies.” says Roger Sauve, CAO for Consat Canada
NextRide is a BC Transit initiative to install AVL technology on buses across the province. NextRide falls under BC Transit’s Smart Bus program, which introduces new technologies on buses that improve the customer experience, while also helping grow ridership by making transit more accessible, safer and enjoyable.
Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure in BC:
“It’s great to see the successful NextRide program being rolled out across the province. State-of-the-art technology like this will enhance the user experience, encourage more people to leave their cars at home and help rebuild transit ridership as we emerge from COVID-19.”
Tim Croyle, Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer, BC Transit
“Expanding the NextRide program will improve the customer experience, increase safety for riders and drivers, improve accessibility for users and provide important data for better route planning that will benefit customers across the province. We’re excited to introduce NextRide into new transit systems with our new partner Consat to make it more convenient to use transit, no matter where you live.”
You can read more about the roll out here: https://www.bctransit.com/media/releases-and-advisories?nid=1529715624473