News and Updates

During the Month of January-2017 Checking staff of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation have checked 21075 trips and penalized 7924 ticketless passengers by collecting Rs. 12,51,800/- as penalty and booked  2432  cases against conductor’s for their dereliction of duty.   During  the  aforesaid  period  the  Checking Staff  have  penalized  306 male passengers  occupying seats exclusively reserved  for  lady  passengers  & imposed  fine  of  Rs. 30,600/-  in accordance  with  KMV  Rules  94  r/w  section 177  of   MV  Act  1988.

Updated on: Wednesday, 22 February, 2017 - 16:53

Arrivals and Departures of the Flights have been stopped between 10.A.M to 5.P.M on account of renovation and Maintenance work being undertaken in Runway in Kempegowda International Airport from 19.02.2017 to 30.04.2017.   In view of this, BMTC in order to provide the better transport facilities for the convenience of the travelling public, has changed the timings of the vayu vajra schedules.  Totally 91 schedules will be operated in the changed timings  with effect from 19.02.2017.  Timing details of the Routes of the  revised vayuvajra schedules is as  below. These Change timings of will be in operational for the Period 19.02.2017 to 30.04.2017.Commuters can avail the above Information in BMTC website, www.mybmtc.com.

Updated on: Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 11:05

Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation is introducing 23 Volvo Metro feeder services with 229 single trips from Swami Vivekananda Metro Station to ITPL with a frequency of every 5 minutes from 16.02.2017 and also operating 16 Ordinary Metro feeder schedules with 94 trips, for the benefit of travelling public in East west corridor of Namma Metro.  Further to make BMTC commuter friendly and to overcome change problem BMTC has introduced special daily pass amounting Rs. 80/- (Rs.85/- including Rs. 5/- service tax) daily pass   and  monthly pass of  Rs. 1500/- (Rs.1590/- including Rs. 90/- service tax)   for the travelling public in the above said Volvo metro feeder services.

Updated on: Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 10:28

to facilitate public visiting Aero India-2017 Show, to be held from 14.02.2017 to 18.02.2017 BMTC is operating special buses to Indian Air Force Centre located at Yelahanka, Bengaluru. As the flying display is at 10.00 am and 02.00 pm from 14.02.2017 to 18.02.2017, BMTC has taken necessary steps to operate buses from different parts of the city to the place of show from 08.00am onwards on these days. These special services are operated mainly from Kempegowda Bus station, Maniksha Parade ground near M.G.Road, Hebbal Ring Road Junction, Banashankari, Kengeri and Central silk board areas.

Updated on: Saturday, 11 February, 2017 - 13:54

BMTC has been conferred with Volvo Sustainability Mobility Award 2016 for “Route planning for efficient mobility” initiative during the 8th Volvo Nobel Memorial Seminar held at New Delhi

Updated on: Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 - 15:28

BMTC has been conferred with BW Smart Cities Conclave & Award 2016 award during the Summit in New Delhi. BMTC’s Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) initiative services were chosen amongst the top projects promoting sustainable mobility in India. 

Updated on: Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 - 15:27

BMTC has been conferred with Skoch Platinum award and “Order-of-Merit" for mobility award during the 46th Skoch Summit in New Delhi. Seven of BMTC’s initiatives including labour welfare measures, Intelligent Transport system and mobile application, women safety, bus service for the poor at a discounted rate and implementation of Trunk and feeder serviceswere chosen amongst the top 100 projects promoting sustainable mobility in India. Further 5 initiatives were selected for Platinum award.

Updated on: Wednesday, 18 January, 2017 - 15:26

BMTC is issuing special 10 day passes of Rs. 500/- temporarily which is valid from 15.11.2016 to 24.11.2016. Public can obtain these passes by paying the existing currencies of different denominations and can also obtain by paying Rs.500 and Rs.1000/- notes which are withdrawn by GOI. Commuters are allowed to travel unlimited in all ordinary services except in Air Conditioned services. 

Updated on: Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 - 15:02

            During the Month of August-2016 the Checking staff of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation have checked 23913 trips and penalized 7422 ticketless passengers by collecting Rs. 12,13,330/- as penalty and booked  2739 cases against conductor’s for their dereliction of duty.   During  the  aforesaid  period  the  Checking Staff  have  penalized  491 male passengers  occupying seats exclusively reserved  for  lady  passengers  & imposed  fine  of  Rs. 49,100/-  in accordance  with  KMV  Rules  94  r/w  section 177  of   MV  Act  1988.

Updated on: Thursday, 22 September, 2016 - 16:58

Greentech Safety Award 2016

BMTC bagged, Greentech Foundation, New Delhi’s Greentech Safety Award 2016-Silver Award in Public Utility Services Sector for outstanding achievements in Safety Management.The Award was presented at the award ceremony on 30-8-2016 at Goa. Sri Francis Dezoja, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, presented the award to BMTC which was received by Sri B.V.Srinivasa, Deputy Chief Traffic Manager and Sri P.M.Chidambara, Divisional Traffic Officer.

Updated on: Friday, 2 September, 2016 - 15:02

BMTC wins prestigious mBillionth South Asia 2016, Awards for Intelligent Transport System (Mobile App) for increasing the reliability and efficiency in public Transport system  & prestigious “CMO ASIA Smart Cities Awards 2016 for Smart Transport Initiative (ITS & Mobile APP) and Smart Waste Management Initiative

 

Updated on: Tuesday, 9 August, 2016 - 15:47

Travel hassle-free in our bengaluru city very soon. BMTC, in association with Axis Bank, unveiled India's first ever open loop contactless smart card for travel (14/06/2016).

Not only can you travel on our buses hassle-free, this card will also allow you to pay for your purchase at shops and malls.

Launching soon.
 

Updated on: Wednesday, 15 June, 2016 - 15:14
INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEM, First of its kind in India in city transport services, was launched by Sri Siddaramaiah, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka on 25-05-2016 at BMTC Central Office Shanthinagar, Bengaluru in the august presence of Sri.Ramalinga Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Transport, in-charge Minister, Kolar District and Chairman, KSRTC.
Updated on: Saturday, 28 May, 2016 - 10:57
This app, available on android phones,help regular passengers as well as those new to public transport in the city. To locate their position on the map, the nearest bus stops, routes being plied through the stops, the estimated time of arrival for the given source and destination. To Download this app use this link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bmtc.mybmtc
Updated on: Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 - 19:45

BMTC will start extending the use of the existing dispensary with first aid facility to the commuters at Kempegowda Bus Station. Also, one of the 108 service ambulances will be permanently available at KBS in the event of unexpected causalities or emergency situations.

 

Updated on: Friday, 6 May, 2016 - 17:13

During the Month of February-2016 Checking staff of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation have checked 29060 trips and penalized 7683 ticketless passengers by collecting Rs. 11,35,390/- as penalty and booked  2882  cases against conductor’s for their dereliction of duty.  During  the  aforesaid  period  the  Checking Staff  have  penalized  982 male passengers  occupying seats exclusively reserved  for  lady  passengers  & imposed  fine  of  Rs. 98,200/-  in accordance  with  KMV  Rules  94  r/w  section 177  of   MV  Act  1988.

Updated on: Friday, 1 April, 2016 - 14:33

During the Month of January-2016 Checking staff of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation have checked 29335 trips and penalized 7681 ticketless passengers by collecting Rs. 13,69,350/- as penalty and booked  3643  cases against conductor’s for their dereliction of duty. During  the  aforesaid  period  the  Checking Staff  have  penalized  1218 male passengers  occupying seats exclusively reserved  for  lady  passengers  & imposed  fine  of  Rs. 1,21,800/-  in accordance  with  KMV  Rules  94  r/w  section 177  of   MV  Act  1988.

Updated on: Monday, 4 April, 2016 - 15:37