Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off technology-driven and citizen-friendly ‘Mo bus’ service here near Biju Patnaik statue at Airport ahead of Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018.
The CM also travelled in a bus from Airport to Assembly to pay homage to Pandit Nilakantha Das on his death anniversary.
The bus services are being rolled out by Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) in nine routes in a first phase. MOBus mobile application will help in real time tracking of location of the bus and will provide accurate prediction of the time of arrival of the destination.
In the first phase route no. 20 to 28 will be covered. As per the route schedule, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) has been formed for public transport in the capital.
In this phase, the bus service will cover from Biju Patnaik International Airport here to Badambadi Square in Cuttack, Master Canteen Terminal to Biju Patnaik Park, Cuttack and Sikharchandi to Lingaraj Temple among others.