CampusBird Integrates Ride Systems Live Bus Tracker

October 4, 2016 by Sam Slater


From CampusBird Blog

CampusBird Map Visitors Now Able to View Routes, Real-time Bus and Shuttle Locations, Estimated Times of Arrival, and more

The team is proud to announce the integration of a live bus tracker into the CampusBird Interactive Map and Virtual Tour platform.

Rice University CampusBird Live Bus TrackingThe live transit tracker, provided by Ride Systems LLC, a leader in GPS tracking, gives CampusBird map visitors the ability to view routes, see real-time bus location along with estimated times of arrival.

Rice University in Texas and Hartford University in Connecticut are the first to offer the new live transit feature to their students, staff and visitors through the CampusBird platform.

“On any given day, our CampusBird clients are responsible for helping thousands of people get around, and it really comes down to improving their experience,” said concept3D CEO, Gordon Boyes. “Combine Ride Systems live transit data with CampusBird’s real-time parking lot occupancy feed, and you have a very powerful online hub of transportation information that can be accessed from any device. We anticipate that the live transit tracking system will be a very popular CampusBird add-on.”

In addition to live vehicle tracking, Ride Systems also provides passenger counting, administrative reporting and mobile wifi to transit agencies of higher education, airports, corporations, municipalities and medical centers. "The concept3D interface users will now have a very robust interactive experience as they move about these large and complex campuses. ” said Justin Rees, CEO of Ride Systems. “Additionally, the artistic and inventive product of concept3D, ensures a very ideal experience to be had by transit riders. We are very excited about this collaboration and the improved experience for our customers for years to come”

The live transit tracker was developed by Ride Systems, a technology company that partners with transit agencies and serves higher education, airports, and other locations and venues.

About concept3D, Inc.
Founded in 2006 and based in Boulder, Colo. and with offices in Minneapolis, concept3D is a global leader in location-based software development and 3D media services. concept3D’s innovative products and services include atlas3D, an interactive map and media platform to showcase and market locations and facilities and CampusBird, a interactive mapping and virtual tour platform for education institutions. Learn more at

About Ride Systems, LLC
Ride Systems is a Limited Liability Company established in 2007 that specializes in providing user-friendly GPS tracking solutions. Ride Systems maintains a full range of products including GPS tracking for administrators and the public, passenger counting, vehicle inspection, automatic voice announcements, on-demand pick-up dispatching, and online reporting. Since 2007, Ride Systems has supported clients at over 300 locations in the U.S. and internationally, including transit agencies associated with municipalities, universities, medical centers, employee shuttles, airport shuttles, and other fleet tracking operations. Learn more at

Topics: Live Data Integration, Campus Map, College Campus Tours, Interactive Virtual Experiences

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