The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Phuket Smart Bus to roll as Valentine’s Day gift

PHUKET: The Phuket City Development Co Ltd (PKCD) Smart Bus is expected to be rolling on the streets of Phuket by Valentine’s Day, Feb 14, next year, PKCD Deputy Managing Director Phadet Jinda has confirmed to The Phuket News.

transport, tourism,


Shela Riva

Saturday 30 December 2017, 04:57PM


The PKCD is moving its main office to Central Festival Phuket East on the bypass road as part of their planned expansion for early 2018.
The PKCD is moving its main office to Central Festival Phuket East on the bypass road as part of their planned expansion for early 2018.

Mr Phadet made the startling revelation while explaining why PKCD is moving its main office to Central Festival Phuket East on the bypass road as part of their planned expansion for early 2018.

The multifaceted company is already using the new site as a temporary office space, before the completed space opens in April next year, PKCD Managing Director Phadet Jinda confirmed to The Phuket News.

“We are officially scheduled to open the new office on April 27, 2018. In the meantime our temporary office is open at floor one of Central Festival East (the HomeWorks building) to be ready to support the growing business unit in the near future,” said Mr Phadet.

“Next year, in 2018, we will give several gifts to the people of Phuket. On Feb 14, PKCD will launch the Phuket Smart Bus under the supervision of Phuket Smart Bus Co Ltd (PKSB) to develop public transport in Phuket,” announced Mr Phadet.

“The bus is installed with facilities for convenience, such as Wi-Fi and a wheelchair lift,” he said.

“We are also launching an application called ‘Choop.Me’ together with Phuket Application Co Ltd (PKAP), which is an application to help users with travel plans such as hotel bookings, tour packages, restaurant reservations and connecting people with transportation services in Phuket,” Mr Phadet added.

“As we will launch a number of projects together with affiliated companies under the care of PKCD,

our new company office location will be a good centre for this economic growth.

“We have partnered with the nation’s leading co-operative companies, such as the National Innovation Agency and the Board of Investment, who will also be able to use the space to present our ideas and plans.

“It will be a co-working space and a space for not only existing companies but also start-ups to present project ideas,” Mr Phadet explained.

“The office will also feature a Smart Bus control room, where PKSB will be able to track all Smart Bus vehicles via GPS and connected data.

“In the control room there will be staff to monitor movements of the buses, as well as to monitor the CCTV footage showing the inside and outside the buses.”

“We would like Phuket people to follow the work of PKCD closely as we will go forward together as according to our slogan, ‘No One Left Behind’,” said Mr Phadet.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

Be the first to comment.

The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Phuket fishing operators protest EU regulations

"The EU can do what it likes... etc" it DOESN'T matter what you think, the EU is the customer, but it seems you support slavery, murder,...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Road safety doesn’t happen by accident

Accidents result of a lack of education passing the practical driving test on a big parking place circuit doesn’t make you an experienced driver. A ...(Read More)


Phuket Opinion: Road safety doesn’t happen by accident

As always, a to the point PN Opinion article Perhaps secret of so little road accidents lays in the fact that many thai Phuket workers left Phuket an...(Read More)


Phuket lifeguard crisis leads to request for US ‘Level 3’ Travel Advisory warning

This is silly. When we grew up we went in the sea, in the surf with no lifeguards. We looked at the conditions and made up our own mind. We know if w...(Read More)


Phuket Gov gives financial compensation to Songkran road death victim’s family

Strange how customary differences are an anathema to the neo colonialists...(Read More)


Phuket suffers first road death of Songkran holidays

Perhaps if the Government implements economic policies to increase the well-being of its citizens and other institutions and benefits that are taken f...(Read More)


Phuket fishing operators protest EU regulations

The EU can do what it likes...and it does. Like may other legal sanctions, it's taken on the fisheries role by developing its own plan to implemen...(Read More)


Four police chiefs flunk Songkran ‘road safety test’

Why not demoted in pay and rank...or even sacked for not doing their job. I will never understand the mere shuffling of the losers. It's like st...(Read More)


Dengue danger: Phuket hits highest infection rate in the country

The no of infections is probably far worse than reported. There have been 10 cases on my small development and not everyone including myself has been ...(Read More)


Four police chiefs flunk Songkran ‘road safety test’

How can someone think of road safety while allowing this stupid water spils over moving motorbikes and cars?...(Read More)

The Phuket News
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2018 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.