Hopping onto a BMTC bus equipped with an Intelligent Transport Solution (ITS) is closer to reality than ever before. Past all the promises and hype over the last two years, the Corporation has invited tenders for the project as also for a control data centre.

The most useful and important aspect of ITS is the real time information update of buses that passengers can receive during their wait at bus stops.

It will place orders for two vehicles before year-end with Ashok Leyland

If all goes well, Bangaloreans will soon be travelling in ‘diesel hybrid’ vehicles.
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is planning to introduce ‘diesel hybrid’ vehicles for public transport on a pilot basis in the City by mid-2012.

The Bangalore Development Authority’s move to plant saplings in a 300-acre grassland at Hesaraghatta in Bangalore North Taluk, the last patch of verdant landscape that’s home to a variety of wildlife, has ruffled the feathers of nature lovers, wildlife experts and photographers.

Bangalore: Aiming to encourage people to use public transport, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has proposed to introduce cycle racks on its Volvo buses allowing people to use the twin modes of transport for their convenience.