Under the plan, BMTA will lease 300 new Natural Gas for Vehicle (NGV) buses and 400 rental hybrid buses, as well as purchase 2,300 new buses including 489 NGV vehicles, 1,453 hybrid buses, 35 electric vehicle buses. It will also spruce up its existing 323 NGV buses.
Meanwhile, BMTA will set up an e-ticket system and also a QR Code transport fee system, enabling it to reduce its staff from the current 13,000 to 6,000 in 2022 under an early retirement program.
Published : June 25, 2019
By : The Nation