What is GlosTalk?
Gloucestershire’s vision for transport is to deliver a resilient transport network that enables sustainable economic growth by providing door-to-door travel choices. As part of delivering this vision, the GlosTalk App has been developed.
GlosTalk is a mobile phone App designed to assist everyone who needs to access bus information within Gloucestershire. It provides clear, reliable and accurate information about bus services, in both text and audible format. GlosTalk is designed to deliver seamless door-to-door travel choices within Gloucestershire.
How does GlosTalk work?
GlosTalk allows you to pinpoint the exact location of live bus information. You can find your nearest 12 bus stops (within a 1000m radius), providing audible bus arrival and departure times to inform you when to alight from the bus you are using as well as receiving travel updates.
Information is provided in both text and audio formats, catering for all customers, allowing you to select the most appropriate format for your needs. GlosTalk can be used without using audio/voice commands simply by pressing the relevant buttons in each screen.
Why should I use GlosTalk?
The following features of GlosTalk allow you to plan your journey with total ease:
- Instant notifications of when your bus is due
- Live and up-to-date bus times
- Automatic refresh of bus countdown times, so you are kept up-to-date prior to and during your journey
- Map integration to allow you to find and be directed to bus stops near you
- Quick access to your favourite journeys
- Audible commands to access journey information
- Smartphone location awareness and audio commands for familiar, user friendly experience
- Ability to personalise GlosTalk to provide either text of audible announcements
How do I access GlosTalk?
You can download GlosTalk by searching the respective iPhone, Android or Window App Stores for “GlosTalk”. This App has been provided by Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) and is a free application to download onto your smart phone device.
URL’s for each version have been provided below:
For further information regarding the downloading process and using GlosTalk, please refer to the relevant help guides provided at the bottom of this page.
GlosTalk User Guides
Please click the relevant link for your device's operating system for a copy of the user guide
The beta version of GlosTalk has been released by GCC as part of our larger plans to improve the accessibility of public transport services in Gloucestershire.
Please note that the beta version is for testing and is not the final version of the GlosTalk App.
To understand your thoughts and experience of using GlosTalk, GCC invite you to complete a short 10 minute questionnaire. Those who submit a questionnaire will have the chance of winning one of three thinksmart bus passes, pre-loaded with 10 bus journeys to take within Gloucestershire.
To be in with a chance of winning, please complete this questionnaire.
The draw will be made shortly after the 31st October 2017 and the winners will be notified.
If you have any other feedback or questions relating to GlosTalk please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.