Chiang Mai Welcomes New Smart Bus Route
CityNews – The Regional Transit Corporation’s smart bus route has hit Chiang Mai’s roads this weekend, with an initial free trial period this week.
The 50 million baht project has set one continuous bus route that will pass Chiang Mai International Airport, Suan Dok Hospital, Nimmanhaemin Road, Kad Suan Kaew, Chang Phueak Gate, Three Kings Monument, Tha Pae Gatee, Kad Muang Mai, Wat Gate, Night Bazaar and Wua Lai Road.
The free trial will run from March 6 to March 7. There is also an app to check live arrival times available on Play Store (CM Transit by RTC), and for iOS check http://chiangmai.yusai.asia/app/#/app/map.
The bus service will be fully operational by April following a month long trial period, after which the route will guarantee buses running from 6am – 11pm every day. The price per passenger will be a flat fee of 20 baht per person for the whole route.