New mobile site will help Cape Town drivers find their way out of their cars

Cape Town start-up WhereIsMyTransport is preparing for the release of their latest online endeavour, FindMyWay, a free service that will make the lives of commuting Capetonians much easier. The site will be the first one-stop portal of public transport and commuter information in Cape Town, and is due to launch in mid October.

The Cape Town founders, Devin de Vries and Chris King, feel that this new venture is a way in which they can give back to fellow Capetonians. Leveraging off their knowledge and insights from their first transport-related project WhereIsMyTransport, de Vries and King spotted the need, and opportunity, to offer better ways of connecting people to their city’s public transport. De Vries states, “We will provide easy online and mobile access to the everyday transport information which every commuter wishes they had.”

In the lead up to the mid October launch, FindMyWay are appealing to all local citizens to get involved and contribute to their city’s online transport portal, with an initial focus on Cape Town’s talented design community. “We are launching a service for the public, and how better to do so than to include the public in its creation,” de Vries says.
FindMyWay will be running a logo design competition from 25 September until 5 October, where designers from around the city can create and submit their logo concepts for the new FindMyWay logo. Send your entry to findmyway@outlook.com. There will be a prize of R2 000, but more importantly the pride of seeing your logo as the face of Cape Town’s first all-in-one commuter information portal.

The logo submissions will be displayed on the site’s landing page, with the winning logo being the ‘last logo standing’ on display on 9 October. Further information will be made available at findmyway.co.za.

“FindMyWay will be what the public makes of it,” says de Vries. “There has already been an immense outpouring of assistance in support of its launch, with contributors inputting from all around the city. This is what we think Cape Town needs more of, social solutions to common everyday issues created by the very people who live in this beautiful city!”

Connect with FindMyWay on and :
http://www.facebook.com/FindMyWayZA
http://twitter.com/FindMyWayZA

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