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The city of Taipei has installed QR codes at 1,700 bus stops. By scanning the display, commuters are directed to a webpage where they can easily see routes and when buses will arrive at the stop.
Though this isn’t exactly a revolutionary idea for many young people who already make use of bus tracking apps, Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je is touting the system as a way of making things easier on older residents who don’t like to bother with fiddling around with apps.
Ko even starred in a commercial promoting the system:
Why would you wait for a #bus if you don’t know if it is coming? This is why we installed 1,700 smart displays to show the bus arrival time in #Taipei. Just scan QRCodes to see a webpage displaying the bus route and arrival time!#全面建置虛擬智慧化站牌#改變臺灣從首都開始 pic.twitter.com/yMjvZ703TR
— 柯文哲 Ko Wen-Je (@KP_Taipei) October 17, 2019