• Here come's the bus

Here Comes the Bus: A School Bus Tracking App for Families

  • GPS school bus tracking technology is available to all parents and guardians of district students who ride Student Transportation of America buses with bus stops. This free service provides families with the ability to track the location of their students’ buses in real-time, either on a computer or a mobile device. Participation is optional.

    Tracking Features:

    • Shows the real-time location of your child’s bus on a map
    • Gives scheduled and actual arrival times at home and school for bus routes
    • Provides push and email notifications when the bus is near

    Here Comes the Bus Questions and Comment Form

Sign Up Instructions for Parents

    • Download the "Here Comes the Bus" app or visit herecomesthebus.com
    • Click the "Sign Up" button.
    • Enter school code 73916 and click "Next" followed by "Confirm."
    • Complete the "User Profile" box.
    • Under "My Students" click "Add." Enter your child's last name (up to 14 characters including a hyphen or a space) and student ID number.
    • Once you confirm your information, you're ready to begin.


  • Will this GPS tracking service be available to all Omaha Public Schools families?

  • Why was Here Comes the Bus® chosen by Omaha Public Schools?

  • Why is Omaha Public Schools using this service?

  • What should parents do if they have problems using the app?

  • What is the difference between using the mobile app and the website to track my child’s school bus?

  • What is the Buspass icon in the Here Comes the Bus® app and how do I use it?

  • What about my student’s privacy? Is the information on the app safe and secure?

  • One of the parents of my child does not have custody and I don’t want them to be able to see when my child’s bus is picking him/her up and dropping him/her off. Will parents without custody be able to track my child’s transportation information on this app?

  • How does Here Comes the Bus® work?

  • Does the bus tracking system also track a student’s location while they are not riding the bus?

  • Do I need separate Here Comes the Bus® accounts if I have more than one child eligible to use the service?

  • Do families have to participate in this program for their student to continue to ride the bus?