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.
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.