BRT Bus Terminal at Abroad
ZAW WIN HTET
The name of company awarded to import BRT buses will be announced in the first week of August in order to avoid delay of buses and to implement the express bus service, learnt form Yangon bus line public service company. The reason of traffic congestion is growth of using many vehicles, reckless driving, poor condition of concrete road, weak traffic light system that is needed to repair and having no practice of road safety rules, it is learnt. “It is expected to announce the winner on 7th August. After the announcement, it will be permitted to import the buses. The buses which will be imported will be checked for standard and the system will be implemented as early as possible, said a responsible person form public bus line company. Only one local company will be allowed to import the buses of 2010 and later model. The buses must have front and rear doors, good air conditioning and lower body. It is planned to implement the BRT system in October. There are 349 bus lines and 1,200 bus stops in Yangon Region.
Source : The traveller Vol 3, No.8 From August3 To August 9, 2015