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'Here Comes the Bus' App

Now Available! Here Comes the Bus 
Here Comes The Bus is an easy-to-use website and app that enables parents to see the location of their child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet, or personal computer.

Sign Up Instructions For Parents:

  • Download Here Comes the Bus app or visit: herecomesthebus.com
  • Click Sign Up, then click Continue.
  • Click I have the Code.
  • Enter your email address, First Name, Last Name and School District Code (29216).  Accept the Terms and Conditions, then click Continue.
  • Press Confirm the district displayed is Iowa City.
  • Create your password. Press Confirm Password on the screen when complete.
  • If successful, you will be directed to the Thank You screen. At that time, please check your email inbox for an email from noreply@synovia.com. Open this email and click the Activate My Account link.  Once completed, close the browser. You may now open the app and sign in with your email address and newly-created password.

Adding a Student:

  • Access the Here Comes the Bus app.
  • Click the Student icon.
  • Click the Add Student button, then enter their last name and Student ID.  Click Submit.
  • Repeat this process for additional students. 

If you need assistance in locating your child’s PowerSchool account please contact your child’s school office during their regular office hours.  If you should you have any other questions, please contact Iowa Central School Bus at (319) 688-1900 or visit the District's Transportation website: https://www.iowacityschools.org/Page/18484