Ever found yourself twiddling your thumbs at the bus stop, waiting for what seems like eternity before your bus finally rumbles down the road? Say goodbye to boredom (and boring bus arrival apps), thanks to Bus Uncle. This grumpy dude behind the Facebook-based messaging service — who we like to imagine as a team of bespectacled uncles typing furiously away at their computers, looking up every so often for a kopi break — is hilarious, in a totally Singaporean way.
For funny insights on how to get to your next destination, just like the Facebook page and message Bus Uncle your location (including your bus stop and the bus you’re looking for), and he’ll shoot back instantly with the bus arrival timings you need.
The app, apparently made by a software engineer, takes its info from LTA DataMall, and seems to be growing pretty quickly.
We’d take this cranky Bus Uncle over other soulless apps, any day.