GPS Tracking on the Tufts Shuttles

Public Safety is pleased to announce that beginning April
18, real time GPS tracking will be available on the following Tufts’ shuttles:

  • Davis Square
  • Boston Avenue
  • SMFA/NEC
  • OSHER
  • Stop and Shop

To provide the highest level of safety and convenience, students,
faculty, and staff may track the Tufts shuttle via laptop, desktop, or mobile
device.

Mobile device users

Use the Tufts Mobile Website http://m.tufts.edu/transit/ or download
“PartyBus,” an iPhone app created by Tufts students.  PartyBus will be available through the Apple
App Store on Monday, April 21. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/partybus/id617264953?mt=8

Laptop users:

Visit Public Safety’s Website at http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/adminsvc/shuttle-services-2/

With the implementation of GPS tracking, Tufts joins an
impressive list of universities and other businesses that have chosen DoubleMap
as their GPS unit provider. DoubleMaps innovative approach to the
transportation tracking business coupled with their user-friendly, web based
maps will help ensure our students, faculty, and staff have accurate and timely
information about the Tufts shuttle so they may better plan travel between
Tufts’ locations.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact
Public Safety Administrative Services at 617 627-3983.