Pittsburgh Next Bus

This app collects a minimal amount of data from its users and only does so for core app functionality and analytics.

Core app functionality

This app requests location, network, and storage permissions on your phone.

Port Authority data

The real-time data used in this app is sourced from the Port Authority of Allegheny County and our backend servers transmit your requests to their servers to refresh relevant data in some cases. This includes information about certain bus stops, routes, and individual vehicles. However, this data carries no identifying information with it and is not associated with your individual device.

Map data

This app uses Mapbox, a 3rd party mapping provider, in order to display interactive maps within the interface. You can read their privacy policy here.

We do not collect, store, or share any personally identifiable user data, except what you voluntarily provide through email or other direct contact. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We do collect IP addresses of devices accessing our services in our server logs, as well as information like internet domains, the date and time of a visit, and the pages accessed on mapbox.com. This information is used solely for diagnostic and analytic purposes in order to improve the services we provide.

We ONLY use anonymized data with data providers for the purposes of improving our platform.


This app uses Google Analytics to collect anonymized usage data about the app. Data such as time, features used, device type, and crashes or bug reports may be collected.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.