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Citymapper’s pop-up ‘smart bus’ aims to be the future of buses

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Citymapper, a popular app used to navigate around London, is trialling a “smart bus” for two days around the city.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the app’s CMX1 green bus will run on “the Circulator,” described as an “experimental popup route” in central London, starting at Southwark through Blackfriars Bridge, Somerset House and South Bank. 

We’re off! Green on the streets! pic.twitter.com/m7D5OtgCze

— Citymapper (@Citymapper) May 9, 2017

The “smartbuses” have a smart display that tells you where you are and what’s coming next. They also have USB charging for smartphones and tracking software for real-time integration with the app, which can count passengers, for example. They’re also smaller than regular buses.  Read more…

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