Calling All Student Entrepreneurs: Tell Us About Your Startup

Real Time Traffic Information App rastaRObosta Launches In Dhaka

|
Jun 7, 2015
Rastarobosta

RastaRObosta-a real time traffic information app launches today in Dhaka. The app, that we featured few months back, aims to provide user generated information about real time traffic condition in Dhaka so that people can choose less crowded routes. Once a user installs the app it will ask for information about the road that they are on or a road that they are close enough to see. A user can report that information through the app to a central server. Once they input that information, they will see a map of Dhaka city showing all the major roads, including lanes. The users will also see colors for each of these roads in green, yellow and red. Those colors will indicate the condition of the road. Those colors will be determined from the values that other users have selected for that area. The color will be updated frequently so that a user has the most up to date view of road conditions in Dhaka.

In a report for Future Startup Rounak Ahmed wrote:

A good advantage of this app is that it makes people more active and more dependent on themselves than on the app itself. It is not about receiving information passively, like news and weather updates. Instead, it is about engaging in a communally shared effort and assisting each other. It will make the users collectively more responsible and helpful to each other as they actively participate and input information every time they log into the app.

Rastarobosta app is now available in all three versions: android, OS, and windows.


Register to read this article in full and more insight articles!

By registering, you will be signed-up for an account which gives you access to our premium stories published a few times a week and archives of all our premium stories. You will also receive a daily newsletter sent to your inbox. To unsubscribe, please visit the profile section in your account. We have a strong privacy policy. We will never share or sell your data to anyone.

What you get
In-depth actionable analysis

In-depth analysis on startup, business and technology scene in Bangladesh that you would not find anywhere else.
Daily and weekly newsletter
Get our daily and weekly newsletter with our most important stories directly to your inbox.
Join the conversion on this article and more on our public Telegram Group
Ibrahim works as an Intern at FS. He takes interviews, writes features, and meets entrepreneurs and makers and doers.

In-depth business & tech coverage from Dhaka

Stories exclusively available at FS

About FS

Contact Us

Shares