Observation of 74th “Bus Day” on 04.03.2016

               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  6266 Schedules with 75,928 trips, 14.00 lakhs Kms accommodating and carrying about 53 lakhs passenger in a day. On eve of 74th  Bus day on 04-03-2016 Friday all the schedules are operated without any cancellation besides operating 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.

On this special occasion of 74th Bus day:

  • Bus stop lane discipline is being celebrated on this 74th bus day in 13 important traffic congested junctions of Bangalore city.

      Hence, it is requested to publish the above information in your esteemed news paper to create awareness among the public to use more Public Transport and also to support for the Bus Day observation.

 

English