Case study

The case

Réseau de transport de la Capital (RTC, Quebec City’s public transit authority) wanted to improve user services by developing a tool to help passengers better plan their bus trips.

The assignment

To meet this objective, Cortex was tasked with developing a hybrid mobile application – RTC Nomade – which displays, in real time, anticipated times for bus service based on users’ location and route selected.

the solution

Using hybrid app development technology the RTC Nomade mobile site is also available as an iOS and Android application. In addition to sophisticated user geolocation, the app is connected to the RTC system enabling it to display, in real-time, bus arrival times wherever the you might be. Available both online and offline the app features universal accessibility including a personalized alert system. The RTC Nomade app quickly proved itself an essential tool for public transit users in Quebec City.