The post on the World’s Best Bus Stop in Singapore got a lot of interest. You can actually see it under construction on Google Maps Streetview:
Tim Barton asked:
Does the amount of stuff to do here suggest that people are waiting a long time for a bus? I love this, but I would hope that people aren’t waiting long enough to make use of most of it. Shelter, seating, landscaping and bus time info excellent though.
Good question. So after a bit of research, I found out the stop was at Jurong East Central, went to the map and clicked on the bus logo:
Here are some of the buses on the Departure board:
So no, a Singaporean is probably not waiting very long – or at least knows when the next bus is coming. (That makes such a difference). And has a lot of choice.
BTW, you can do exactly the same thing in Vancouver:
I just can’t check out a library book at my bus stop.