On October 1, the “Hiroshima University Loop Bus” started its service connecting Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima Campus to the Higashi Hiroshima Station, via Hiroshima Central Science Park. This project is a demonstration experiment conducted by Higashihiroshima City in collaboration with MONET Technologies Inc. which aims to solve traffic problems around Hiroshima University and also to collect data for the automated driving society of the future.
Hiroshima University Loop Bus
Hiroshima University Loop Bus Stop on campus
Bus operation - how it works
(1) Fixed route
The Loop Bus stops at Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima Campus, FM Higashi Hiroshima Raio Station, YouMe Town, Hiroshima University Staff Housing, Hiroshima Central Science Park, Fuji Grand Higashi Hiroshima, and Higashi Hiroshima station.
(2) On-demand service
Reserve a bus using a smartphone app. Check here to see how to use the app. (Access code to set the app: hirodai)
From October, 2019 to January, 2020 From April, 2020 to July, 2020 (tentative)
Click here for more details. (PDF in Japanese, 707.57 KB)
Bus route/ bus stops
Blue line: On Demand - 1 bus in operation / Red line: Fixed route - 1 buse in operation