Women skip buying bus passes, wait for Karnataka government's free travel scheme
They are keenly awaiting the free bus travel scheme to be rolled out by the Congress government, in keeping with its election manifesto promise.
Introduce free bus ride for women soon: KSRTC
Bus conductors are facing a tough time in convincing women passengers that the free ride guarantee is yet to be implemented by the state government.
Bengaluru: Increase public transport share to 70 per cent, bus commuters’ forum to government
The forum also demanded that the cost of free travel is completely reimbursed to all 4 road transport corporations.
Karnataka congress guarantee: Free bus ride for women
M Siddaramaiah has announced that women who are natives of Karnataka can avail of free bus rides in non-AC buses of BMTC and any state transport corporation buses, anywhere in the state.
Track rides, buses on Namma BMTC app
BMTC commuters were happy about the launch and believe it would improve the ridership.
Bengaluru: Free bus passes to women working in organised sector
Earlier, when the BMTC offered free travel for all women on International Women’s Day on March 8, it received an overwhelming response.
Mysuru: Lorry hits two-wheeler, kills woman, injures mother
Anusha died on the spot as the lorry ran over her head. The lorry also hit a BMTC bus before coming to a halt.
Election rallies may hamper bus services, worry commuters in Bengaluru
When Union Home Minister Amit Shah was in the city on March 24, regular bus services were hit as BJP workers were ferried in large numbers from one event to another.
Bengaluru cops probe suicide angle in conductor’s death
Victim purchased petrol and diesel from nearby fuel station; cops await autopsy report
Karnataka HC permits BMTC to procure new buses
The court, while admitting the petition, said that BMTC is in the process of taking various steps to comply with the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act.
Driver, conductor turn hostile in Cauvery case, accused get away
The independent witnesses denied that the assailants obstructed the wandering people and plying vehicles and obstructed the police officials to discharge their official duty.
Divert buses to help elders, say activists
“Each contains a few hundred apartments and a large number of residents. Many of them are senior citizens who depend on public transport.
BMTC’s MD15 buses to hit the roads
Will reduce pollution, oil import, costs, says Union Transport Minister Gadkari
BMTC aims to train, sensitise its drivers on traffic rules
BMTC MD Sathyavathi said that training of the bus drivers is an ongoing process and it is taken up throughout the year.
Few places to rest: Drivers, conductors sleep in bus
BMTC MD Sathyavathi was not available for comment.
BMTC bus catches fire, sleeping conductor charred to death
The victim has been identified as Muthaiah alias Muthaiah Swamy, a resident of Bagalkot.
21.97 lakh women opted for BMTC free travel offer
BMTC had estimated that if 20 lakh women opt for its service, the total cost incurred by the government would be Rs 8.17 crore.
BMTC uses drivers’ salaries to pay Rs 33 lakh discounted fine
Confirming that the BMTC has paid a fine of Rs 33 lakh, BMTC MD Satyavathi said the fines were majorly pertaining to signal jumps and illegal parking.
In love with Bengaluru’s past, BMTC driver finds 10th century inscription
There is an 8-line Tamil script engraved on the sculpture and Tamil epigraphists are carrying out detailed research on it, he added.
BMTC driver wants MD suspended
The driver, M K Thyagaraju, in his letter to the Governor alleged that she has not taken any action against irregularities in the corporation.
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