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CSD Welcomes New App : Here Comes The Bus

The City Schools of Decatur Transportation Department is happy to announce the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled, Here Comes the Bus®.


Here Comes the Bus is a bus and student tracking software tool that helps keep you informed and your children safe as they travel to and from home and school on the school bus. Here Comes the Bus gives you real-time bus location and alerts to help you get your children to the bus stop at just the right time.


This easy-to-use technology is free to you for the 2021-22 school year. Simply download the Here Comes the Bus app, create a secure account, add your students and you’re all set!


What will you see with Here Comes the Bus?

  • Real-time location of your child’s bus on a map
  • Scheduled and actual bus arrival times at home and school
  • Confirmation that your child’s bus has arrived at the bus stop, at school or both
  • Push notification* and email alert when:
    • The bus has entered the radius around the home stop
    • The bus has been substituted


Here Comes the Bus is powered by Synovia Solutions™, makers of the GPS-tracking technology used by City Schools of Decatur to increase safety and cost savings as it relates to our school bus fleet.


Available in three languages (English, Spanish and French), the Here Comes the Bus app can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play.


Sign Up Instructions For Parents:


1. Download Here Comes the Bus app or visit


2.Click the “Sign Up” button


3.Enter school code 29749 and click “Next” followed by “Confirm”


4.Complete the “User Profile” box


5.Under “My Students,” click “Add.” Enter your child’s last name and student ID number


6.Once you confirm your information, you’re ready to begin


Should you have any questions, please contact the school district via email or submit a case via website at this link:


If you need to contact Here Comes the Bus customer support (, please provide the following information:

  • First and last name
  • School Code: City Schools of Decatur ( 29749 ) 
  • Email address used for your Here Comes the Bus account
  • Best number to reach you


To learn more about Here Comes the Bus, visit