03/10/2014 11:35 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

New Yorkers, Getting Around The City Just Got A Lot Easier

Bus riders in both Brooklyn and Queens can rejoice with the arrival of live GPS information that will indicate how far along buses in the two boroughs may be at any given time.

Officials revealed the major enhancement Sunday, which makes good on their promise to provide system-wide bus tracking in all boroughs by 2014.


NY1 reports the tracking expansion adds 9,000 stops to the GPS system.


The information can be easily accessed via smartphone, web, or text message. Just type in a bus route or intersection, select which direction the bus is heading toward your stop, and voila!


So whether it's planned construction or a sick passenger getting you shut out of the subway, fear not: the city's bus system just became infinitely more reliable.