The lifeline of any city is its public transport and one can’t deny the fact that there are a lot of places that can be reached only with the help of public transport.And your ultimate buddy for public transport is Zophop.
If you are new in town or need to go places where you haven’t been, zophop will guide you how to go places. The best route will be listed for you to select based on time and fare. Its features like the live bus location helps you to plan your daily trip better as you can now see exactly where the bus is and how long it will take to get to the stop where you will get on board of the bus.
Zophop is a public transit mobile product that aims to make daily commuting easier. Targeted at the crores of people who use the bus and train to travel to work or college and continuously worry about when their bus will arrive, how long the ticket queue will be or whether they will get change back when buying a ticket.
Zophop partners with transport providers of buses, trains, autos and cabs to provide real time information on arrival times or ETA by using data from GPS installed on buses to show users exactly where their bus is and how much time it will take to reach their stop. The application also allows people to discover best routes, timings and fares across bus, train, metro, cab etc. Zophop is now working with public bus and train agencies across India to also allow commuters to purchase a ticket directly on their phone.
Founded in the year 2014, Zophop is available in a number of cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Banglore, New Delhi, Vijayawada, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Indore, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Chennai, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Bhubaneshwar, Pune and Nagpur. This startup is the brainchild of Vinayak Bhavnani and Nikhil Aggarwal. Vinayak is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Zophop. Vinayak has been responsible for charting the product roadmap of the company as it strives to achieve its vision. Through combination of a deep understanding of the consumer need and technology, Vinayak has ensured that Zophop is the first-to-market globally with product features. Nikhil Aggarwal is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Zophop, a mobile application targeted at making daily commute easier for people using public modes of travel. He is instrumental in architecting the strategic roadmap for the company and building a robust business model. Nikhil is responsible to grow the information supply-side of the business and oversee operations.
VinayakBhavnani and Nikhil Aggarwal are using the latest technology to make transportation smarter and more convenient for everyone. With their focus on transit, they have included several unique features such as live trip sharing for safety, off-line mode, audio alerts for next stop, multiple languages, SOS button etc.
he Zophop mobile app is available on the Google Playstore and provides information for 15 cities in India. Real-time tracking for 5,000+ buses operated by BEST, CSTC, NNMT, TMTetc is available for Mumbai, Kolkata and Nagpur.