RTA’s BusWatch is a free service on your smartphone, tablet or computer that by using a Global Positioning System, pinpoints the location and estimated arrival time of your bus. BusWatch shows you in real-time where buses are on a map and estimates when they will arrive at your stop. You can also subscribe to receive information on the routes you use.

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GET THE APP | Download From App Store | Google Play
Download the RTA app available for iOS and Android devices. The app provides real-time arrival information, schedules, fares, rider alerts and contact information.

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Go to www.rtabus.com on your desktop or tablet to receive real-time bus arrival information with BusWatch. Get information by route or bus stop and view buses live on an interactive map. You can also subscribe to receive alerts and other information on the routes you use.

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TRACK BY TEXT | Easy instructions
Text us at 41411. In the message area, type “rtabus” (space) and then the four-digit stop number, for example “rtabus 1234,” and you will receive a text response from RTA about arrival times for that stop. Bus stop numbers are available at some stops and www.rtabus.com. Don’t know your bus stop number? Call us at (951) 565-5002 to get bus stop numbers.

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You can always call us at (951) 565-5002 for real-time bus information. We’re open until 10 p.m. every day.


Whether you're on the go or just planning your next trip, transit apps put schedule and route information at your fingertips. RTA is proud to make our information available to a wide range of app developers so you can get rapid, convenient, and accurate travel assistance straight from your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Here's a quick glimpse at some transit apps that caught our eye. Click on the links below and find out for yourself which app works best for you.

Google Map App

Google Maps | Visit Google Maps
Google Maps Transit is a public transportation planning tool that combines the latest RTA bus data with the power of Google Maps. It integrates stops, routes, schedules and service alerts. Google Maps Transit also features real-time arrival information to make trip planning quick and easy. FREE – All operating systems.

Bing App

BING | Visit Bing
Transit on Bing Maps is a public transportation planning tool that combines the latest RTA bus data with the power of Bing Maps. It integrates stop, route and schedule to make trip planning quick and easy for everyone. FREE – All operating systems.

Transit App

TRANSIT APP | Get the Transit App
Wherever you are, just pull Transit out of your pocket and quickly see next departures for all public transit routes near you. Works in over 50 cities across North America and Europe with many more on the way. FREE – All operating systems.

Riverside Transit Agency is pleased to offer access to our schedule data meeting GTFS specifications. Our data feed is available for download here. This feed is updated regularly so make sure you check often. The data includes all of our stops, routes, trips, scheduled info, and geographic data for our system.