How we maintain our staging environment with rich data

Learn more about how we use automation to prepare our staging environment and improve the confidence of our engineers in the products they build. Before diving deep into the orchestration, it is important to understand why the right data is important for us in the staging environment. Our test cases…

We hired a Quality Control Manager from Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is one of the leading airlines in the world, and has won multiple “Airline of the Year” awards. What sets them apart is their attention to detail and phenomenal customer experience, especially in the business class segment. We recruited Sandesh Sakat so he could help take our cleanliness…

We turned our bus rooftops into canvases

We’ve always kept the graphics on the Cityflo bus exteriors minimal so the bus looks sleek. But recently, we decided to have some fun with it. We turned our bus rooftops into canvases. And showcased some art on a few of them. Meet the Artist These three pieces were…

How Cityflo leverages Containers in the Cloud

At Cityflo, we use Amazon Web Services (AWS) for all of our tech infrastructure requirements.  We majorly use services such as EC2, RDS, ElastiCache, Lambda,  S3, Cloudwatch, and ECS. Before diving deep into the infrastructure, let's talk a little bit about the traffic pattern at Cityflo. Our services start around…

Why does traffic sometimes form for no reason?

Have you also noticed traffic jams with no apparent cause? No accident, no stalled vehicles, no lanes closed for construction. You inch along for tens — sometimes hundreds — of metres while waiting to see the accident which might have caused the jam. And suddenly, the traffic disappears and all vehicles speed…

Mental health, commute and a happy marriage

Office hours is an urban phrase that is universally stress inducing. It’s effects are the closest that we have gotten to teleportation. Just mentioning office hours transports us into the smoke, heat, and all round acidic stimuli, of noisy, choked streets. For a country that spends more time commuting…

Western suburbs to BKC in a Cityflo

Cityflo has launched bus services on a new route that covers Borivali, Kandivali, Malad and Goregaon (along the Western Express Highway) to BKC. Keep reading for more details.The routePickup stops in the western suburbsDahisar: Kandarpada Borivali: IC Colony, Devidas Lane, Aura Hotel, Don Bosco High School, Chikuwadi, Kora Kendra,…

Sometimes heroes need a care package

Alok Singh leads Operations at Cityflo. Here, he takes us through what Cityflo has been up to, during the pandemic.The pandemicOn 23rd March, the country closed its doors to a normal social life. I welcomed it. It was nice not to have to step out every day. For me…