New app lets commuters compare rates among ride-hailing providers

Spur lists fare ranges of ComfortDelGro, Grab and Gojek, and aims to include more

Spur founders Timothy Khor (left) and Mark Lim came up with the app during the Covid-19 outbreak to "help commuters save money". The aggregate app lets users compare rates among the three main ride-hailing providers here.
Spur founders Timothy Khor (left) and Mark Lim came up with the app during the Covid-19 outbreak to "help commuters save money". The aggregate app lets users compare rates among the three main ride-hailing providers here. PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

A local start-up has rolled out a new app that allows commuters to compare rates among ride-hailing providers.

Started by two young technopreneurs in April, Spur is an aggregate app that lists fare ranges of the three main providers here: ComfortDelGro, Grab and Gojek.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 14, 2020, with the headline 'New app lets commuters compare rates among ride-hailing providers'. Print Edition | Subscribe