▲ Based on I-MOD traffic data over the past year, SongdoInternational City divided its districts east and west to reorganize its busroutes. Here, it used the Korea Coast Guard office, which turned out to be themost frequently used destination for local residents, as a central axis.Moreover, the City added four more buses for its Circular 41 and Circular 42buses each, bringing the total to a dozen buses for each route.
With its Smart Challenge PilotProject (I-MOD) ending on December 31, 2022, Incheon has developed solutions toaddress some of the inconveniences experienced by its residents in Songdo andYeongjong International Cities, both of which had been hosting the I-MODinitiative.
Based on results from analyzingmobile communication data and I-MOD traffic over the past year for theintra-city circular bus route, Songdo International City divided its districtseast and west to reorganize its bus routes. Here, it used the Korea Coast Guardoffice, which turned out to be the most frequently used destination for localresidents, as a central axis. Moreover, Incheon added four more buses for itsCircular 41 and Circular 42 buses each, bringing the total to a dozen buses foreach route. Service intervals will also go from 18~24 minutes to 23~28 minutesand from 13~17 minutes to 12~16 minutes, respectively.
Meanwhile, YeongjongInternational City created a new public bus route and assigned five buses.
Also, in order to preparefundamental solutions that can improve public transportation in neighborhoodswith poor access to transportation options across Songdo International City andYeongjong International City, Incheon launched an internal review onestablishing additional bus routes and adding more buses to service existingroutes.
▲ New route for bus no. 41