Singapore launches 🚀 on Demand public transport services


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SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Monday (Dec 3) that it will soon trial its on-demand public bus (ODPB) services, which allow commuters to request pick-ups and drop-offs at any bus stop within defined areas using mobile applications.

The first part of the trial will kick off on Dec 17.

It allows commuters in the Joo Koon and Marina-Downtown areas to request the on-demand services on weekdays from 11am to 3pm. They can also arrange for pick-ups and drop-offs on weeknights, from 8.30pm to 11.30pm within Joo Koon and until 11.45pm within Marina-Downtown.

These day services will be operated by SBS Transit and are available until Jun 15.

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Map showing the route for ODPB services in Joo Koon. (Graphic: LTA)

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Map showing the route for ODPB services in Marina-Downtown. (Graphic: LTA)

Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/lta-six-month-trial-on-demand-public-buses-start-dec-17-10991220