|Acquired by||Cubic Transportation Systems|
|Description||NextBus Information Systems|
NextBus, Inc. provides vehicle arrival/departure information systems and real-time maps to passengers and managers of public transit, shuttles, and trains. The company processes the information, calculates predicted arrival times, and transmits arrival time predictions to homes, offices, lobbies, bus stops, cell phones, and to the Internet. It offers hardware products, such as hardwired signs and displays, and automatic vehicle location kits. The company also provides software products that include automatic vehicle location map displays that helps transit operators and managers to view movement of fleet/vehicle; messaging console, which helps to inform vehicle and route disposition; and management reports that provide transit operators and supervisors a set of software tools to manage their fleet and give vehicle behavior and performance, headway, and time point adherence information.
NextBus, Inc. was formerly known as NextBus Information Systems, Inc. and changed its name to NextBus, Inc. in July 2005. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Alameda, California. As of July 1, 2005, NextBus, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Grey Island Systems International, Inc.