Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport undertaking (BEST) buses will soon be equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS). This will enable the commuters to know about the timing of the bus, and the next destinations. The fares of the buses will stay the same.
Such services are available on trains, and now it will available on buses as well. Moreover, it is said that the announcements will be made in the local languages, so that the common man can understand it. The information about bus timings, next destination will be available at the bus stops as well as inside the buses. The system will also keep one updated about the traffic on the road. As monsoons are approaching, and Mumbai is a bad victim of it, it is a good move, as the commuters can will know about the timing in advance and can come to the bus stops accordingly.