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Ridepilot Verson 3

The purpose of this project is to implement a Computer Aided Scheduling and Dispatch (CASD) software system to meet the needs of small scale human service transportation agencies.


work in progress

  • development: check develop

  • latest stable: check master

  • RidePilot CAD/AVL engine: check CAD/AVL

  • RideAVL driver mobile app: check RideAVL


This application requires:

  • Ruby 2.5
  • Rails 5.1
  • Postgresql 9.3+
  • PostGIS 2.1+
  • Imagemagick
  • Redis

Set up development environment

  1. Install the required versions of Postgresql, PostGIS, and any other system packages required for your setup

  2. Application setup

    • bundle install
    • Copy config/application.example.yml to config/application.yml and update the values.
  3. Database setup

    • Copy config/database.yml.example.pg to config/database.yml and update the values for specific environment (at least development and test).

    • rails db:setup

    • 'rails sql:create_gps_locations_partition'

  4. Testing

    • set up test database if not yet
      • make sure config/database.yml has the configurations for test environment
    • update schema and locales
      • rails db:test:prepare
    • rspec
  5. Start application

    • rails s


The RidePilot platform source code is released as open-source software under the GNU Affero General Public License v3 (http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.en.html) license.