On Thursday 22 June 2023, Sindh Transport Minister Sharjeel Memon formally unveiled a smartphone application for the Peoples Bus Service, making a big stride to improve commuter comfort.
The main goal of the app’s launch, according to Sharjeel Memon, who spoke at the launching ceremony in Karachi, is to make commuters’ lives easier and more comfortable. Murad Ali Shah, the chief minister of Sindh, places a high priority on enhancing the state’s transport infrastructure, with a special emphasis on Karachi.
“The Sindh Government empathizes with the travel challenges faced by the people and seeks to alleviate their suffering,” Minister Memon said. The minister also said that a system giving a number of functions to users has been implemented into the bus service. Direct complaint registration to the relevant authorities is one of them, as is promotes quick issue resolution. Users have access to online booking services, route details, fare information, and other relevant data.
the effective monitoring and management of bus operations through the implementation of an intelligent transport system. Additionally, Minister Memon revealed that more green and red buses would be joining the People’s Bus service in July, expanding the availability of public transportation.
Aside from that, he emphasized current achievements like Karachi’s debut of the first E-bus and Pink bus. He pledged that the administration will look into the possibility of starting an electric taxi service in the city.
Additionally, he continued the ongoing Yellow Line and Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects, which are expected to cost around Rs2 billion, are moving along quickly. When finished, it will be the only BRT system in Pakistan that runs on biogas, in keeping with sustainable energy principles.
The introduction of the mobile app represents a huge advancement in streamlining public transport and improving Karachi citizens’ overall commuting experience. According to him, the government of Sindh is still committed to enhancing transport options and meeting populace demands.