Transport app Citymapper offers alternatives when MRT breaks down

The Citymapper app taps into information available on the Land Transport Authority's Datamall.
The Citymapper app taps into information available on the Land Transport Authority's Datamall.PHOTO: CITY MAPPER

SINGAPORE - At a loss when trains break down? Transport app provider Citymapper has introduced a feature in its wayfinding platform which will not only alert commuters to a rail glitch as soon as it happens, but suggests alternative routes as well.

For instance, if there is a breakdown on the Downtown Line between Beauty World and Bugis stations, the free app will suggest taking Bus Service 170.

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