Zenbus is a frenchtech start-up and an app with the same name, dedicated to the bus passengers, and more widely to transport operators and public transit authorities.
Zenbus is a simple solution for any public transit network, with few thousand euros and very quickly, delivering accurate real-time information for passengers and supervisors, directly from the driver’s smartphone. Already installed on more than 50 network in France, Zenbus has chosen Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu for its world Premiere. For the project in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Zenbus brought his technology to collect data with a single smartphone inside the vehicle. Thanks to 4 years of R&D, Zenbus allows to broadcast real-time information and predict vehicle locations with an average reality delta of less than 3-5 sec, which is both unique in our technology field and necessary for passengers not to miss their bus. Thus, they get almost 100% reliable dynamic information by estimation of distance and time arrival for each stops , AND, by visualising the exact movements of their bus on the network city’s map for the first time in North America . We’ve mixed a classic app incorporating the city’s transport networks, Google maps and GPS. They can click on each vehicle, each station, and access real-time information, showing them their best travel solution according to precise traffic data, bus routes… Planning their journey, and travelling on it itself was so much more easy, comfortable, and dependable in this new network.