Thursday, March 02, 2017

A Kilcullen bus shelter ... not

Bus commuters in Kilcullen have been campaigning for a proper bus shelter, or even a minimal one, for years, writes Brian Byrne. Without much joy.

While the powers that be continue to mull over it, here’s a thought they might add to the possibilities. It’s the latest in bus shelters from Singapore.

It has a rack of books, geared for all ages. Lots of seating. A roof garden, bicycle parking, and a swing.

And it is digitally connected to the city’s internet services, so those waiting can download ebooks from the national library simply by scanning a QR code, while interactive digital signboards provide travel planning and timetable information, news, and weather forecast.

Just a thought, guys. We can all dream …