The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation came into existence in 1997 with the sole aim of providing public transportation to the city and sub-urban areas of Bangalore. The mission of the organization is to provide safe, reliable, clean and affordable travel to everyone.
BMTC leads by example in being the only Bus Corporation within the city of Bangalore to ferry more than 4.2 million commuters. The organization comprises a fleet of over 6092 buses covering an area encompassed with a radius of 36 kilometers from the city centre. In a day BMTC operates on 583 city and 1785 sub urban routes, running 13 lakhs kilometers and making 79445 trips. BMTC has a 32000 strong labour force to carry out different aspects of BMTC bus operations.