Thimphu Thromde celebrated the launch of the 𝟮𝟳 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝗰𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗲𝘀, the 𝗦𝗺𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 and the mobile app 𝗚𝗮𝗸𝘆𝗶𝗱 𝗥𝗶𝗱𝗲: 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗕𝘂𝘀 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲 as well as the 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗥𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗲𝘀. These new services are Thimphu Thromde's efforts to ensure public transport is easily accessible, efficient, reliable and sustainable.
The event was graced by Honourable Lyonpo Karma Donnen Wangdi, Minister for Information and Communications. Lyonpo highlighted that public trust in government is essential for providing efficient service delivery especially when it comes to services such as public transportation. Lyonpo also assured unwavering support from the government to continue improving the public transport system.
To start off, we will be piloting the Smart Card System on the trunk route which runs from Ngabiphu Terminal to Dangrina Terminal. To get yourself a Smart Card, please visit the City Bus Office.