Observation of 72nd “Bus Day” on 04.01.2016

            Providing efficient, reliable, safe and comfortable transport to the citizens of Bangalore city has been the sole motto of BMTC. In addition to this task, BMTC has initiated other important steps aimed at improved mobility and reduction in air pollution in the Metropolis through decongestion of traffic by marginalization of personalized mode of transport by observing Bus Day on 4th of every month since 04.02.2010.

           BMTC has successfully completed 6 years of Bus Day journey and is in the verge of  7th year.  6 years of Bus Day journey has contributed in reducing air pollution, traffic congestion and diesel consumption.

         BMTC is Operating  6255 Schedules with 76,048 trips, 14.00 lakhs Kms accommodating and carrying about 53 lakhs passenger in a day. On eve of 72nd  Bus day on 04/01/2016 Monday  all the schedules are operated without any cancellation besides operating of  1500  General shift schedules  beyond  normal scheduled  timings ie. up to 22:00 hours and also operating  spare vehicles adding additional trips to accommodate additional demand.

The details of new bus services introduction are as follows.

  • 382-H/13 has been introduced from K.R. Market to Ettaki via K.R.Purm, Hoskote, Shivanapura
  • 500-DB/3 & 500-DB/4 has been introduced from Mekri Circle to Central Silk Board via Badrappa Layout, Hebbal Ring Road, Kalyana Nagara, Tin Factory.