MUMBAI: The city's civic bus utility is expecting to augment the size of its fleet by 1,000 buses, of which 200 will be air-conditioned, by June.

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) has applied for funds of Rs 300 crore under the Centre's Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) for purchasing the new vehicles.

Divergent views were presented by experts in the field of transport regarding the governments announcements for the road transport sector.

Ranchi, Feb. 19: Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad will be getting 300 buses under a Central urban development scheme in what will be the first step towards setting up a public transportation network in the three key cities of Jharkhand.

Mumbai: Unlike its counterparts in Thane and Navi Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking is all prepared to extend its bus services beyond the city and suburban limits, and this time with brand new buses.

Mumbai: With an objective to boost the public transport in the city, the central sanctioning and monitoring committee on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 276 crore for buying 900 buses.

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana Government on Monday decided to provide a 50 per cent concession in bus fares to women above the age of 60 years in ordinary buses of Haryana Roadways, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced after chairing a meeting of his Cabinet.

Soon decades-old buses will vanish from the streets of the steel city and a low-floored fleet will roll in.

The phase-out move is aimed at fulfilling the guidelines set by the District Transport Office (DTO) as well as ensuring a comfortable ride for passengers. DTO has directed phasing out of 153 old buses this year.

This study assesses the changing status of intercity bus service throughout the United States between 1960 and 2007. Drawing on data from more than 5,000 arrivals and departures in a representative sample of American cities, it shows that U.S.

The government has reduced the fare of diesel-run inter-district and long-haul vehicles by Tk 0.07 per kilometer following the reduction of diesel oil price by Tk 7.

However, the fares of CNG-driven buses and minibuses plying in Dhaka and Chittagong Metropolitan cities remained unchanged at Tk 1.20 and 1.10 per kilometer respectively, said a PID handout.