Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis – February 03, 2022: Software developers in St. Kitts & Nevis have launched the region’s first Digital Bus Stop & Rideshare app, allowing locals and visitors to travel throughout the federation easier and more cost-effectively.
Fast, Affordable, Limitless.
GOING, is a comprehensive island transportation platform that allows bus drivers to broadcast their location and estimated arrival time to potential passengers, as well as private rideshare drivers to book rides and manage payments digitally.
According to the app website www.getgoingskn.com, the bus tracking feature reduces the wait time at bus stops and makes it safer for people travelling at night. The rideshare feature lets passengers book & schedule rides for trips such as grocery shopping, beach trips and weekend outings. The mobile platform is also a financial opportunity for persons looking to make extra money as rideshare drivers in their spare time.
Designed for an Island
While other countries have different rideshare and public transportation apps, GOING is unique because it’s designed for an island. Commuters can save time waiting in the hot sun, and when bus drivers know how many passengers are at the bus stops they can plan and profit better from their routes. Also, you’re no longer limited because your destination doesn’t fit into the standard bus route or because buses have stopped running at a certain time. Just order a rideshare driver and you can explore the whole federation without limitation.
St. Kitts & Nevis has seen an upsurge in private rideshare drivers as the post-pandemic economy makes way for entrepreneurship and alternative streams of income. Additionally, the increase in imported vehicles has led to more congested traffic islandwide, which has affected the experience of persons using public transportation. A digital bus stop & rideshare app is not only a response to these developments but a sign of the federation’s leadership in the regional push toward digital innovation and entrepreneurship.
Sign-up is free for all users, and qualified drivers can apply on the app and become visible to potential passengers within the same day.