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    About 130,000 People Use the Official “Kaohsiung iBus” App Every Day, Have You Downloaded It? Print
    • Publishing Date:2019-11-07~2019-12-31
    • Update Time:2019-11-04 10:23
    • Clickthrough Rate:12
    • Publishing Unit:Transportation Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government

    【Kaohsiung News】"Kaohsiung iBus Real-Time Bus Arrival Information" app launched by the Transportation Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government has been used a record 47 million times with 46,000 app downloads according to 2018 annual statistics. In 2018, "Kaohsiung iBus" app earned Information Security Certification from the Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, proving that the app effectively protects the users' data security and privacy. Everyone is welcome to use the official app.

    The Director-general of the Transportation Bureau, Cheng Yung-Hsiang, stated that the smart phone software "Kaohsiung iBus Real-Time Bus Arrival Information" app provides search functions for "real time bus information," "trip planner," "user services," "bus arrival alert," "shuttle taxi" and other information. It also comes with "Favorite" for users to store and to promptly retrieve bus routes and bus stops information that they are interested in. Everyone is welcome to download the official "Kaohsiung iBus" app to track real-time bus information at their fingertips.

    The Transportation Bureau pointed out that to make it easier for non-residents and first time visitors visiting Kaohsiung to access real-time bus transit information, there is "Polaroid" function in the real-time bus information system. Transit users only need to scan QR codes for bus real-time search posted on bus route maps throughout the city with their smart phones; they will be linked to "Kaohsiung City Real-Time Bus Arrival Information System" website to immediately access real-time information about the buses’ departure and arrival information as well as nearby attractions.

    Through the bus real-time information app and the mobile website's simple navigating interface, users can obtain the most accurate and complete first-hand transit information about Kaohsiung City bus, MRT, public bicycles and other public transportation including bus temporary detours and service updates. From time to time, it will also notify the users of special promotional campaigns run by the Transportation Bureau. Currently, it is conducting a 2019 Model Bus Driver Voting Campaign. When bus passengers use "Kaohsiung iBus” app to vote for drivers with excellent service by December 8, they will have a chance to win a set of Wang Steak premium meal vouchers for two; 20 sets in total will be given out. All including  elderly people, students, commuters and visitors can experience the smart, user friendly and convenient Kaohsiung City public transportation system.

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