CityMapper Is Launching A 'Smart Bus' Around London

The green sprinter buses will tell you where to get off

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If you've been through the strange experience of an UberPool, pay attention as this is the style of "shared mobility" Citymapper are basing their new bus project on - but bigger.

SEE ALSO: Uber Plans To Have Flying Cars By 2020

Yesterday WIRED revealed that the travel app are launching their own London bus route:"from Southwark to Blackfriars, west to Waterloo bridge, and back along the South Bank."

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The route, named CMX1 will carry small green buses called "sprinters" which carry around 30 passengers and will house "USB charging points, large displays to advise users on when to get off… [and] custom-built tablet interfaces to stay informed in real-time on traffic, passenger numbers and headway."

Sadly the buses will only be in action for two days but CityMapper CEO Azmat Yusuf did say they are hoping to offer more "dynamic" routes in the future telling WIRED that they want to "offer bus routes that vary dynamically in response to demand, and offer "Waze buses" that would stop at regular points, but adjust route according to traffic conditions."

Yusuf also revealed they make look into late night transportation in the future as "the opening of the Night Tube led to a spike in late night travel demand that buses have yet to react to."

Can't guarantee they'll get you home with your kebab any faster than the regular bus though...