Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation slashes fares of Vajra buses by 34 per cent

An official release stated that the fares have been reduced for the convenience of commuters and to encourage them to use public transport.

published on : 16th December 2021

Want to play loud music on Karnataka buses? Not any more, you will be offloaded

If the passenger does not comply, the driver or conductor may ask the person to alight from the bus. The driver may also halt the bus until the person gets off.

published on : 12th November 2021

BMTC staffer survives suicide bid on rail tracks

A woman BMTC employee, who attempted suicide by lying down on the railway tracks at Yelahanka, survived with minor injuries despite a passenger train passing over her.

published on : 20th October 2021

Day after IT raid, CMO staffer sent back to BMTC

Umesh was a driver-cum-conductor attached to the BMTC’s Puttenahalli depot and had been on deputation to the Chief Minister’s Office for about a decade.

published on : 9th October 2021

School rush: BMTC adds 100 more buses

The corporation adopted the wait-and-watch policy to gauge the increase in demand for buses based on tickets collection, bus passes, and on-ground officials.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Bus capacity not to be increased from Day 1 despite complete reopening of schools in Bengaluru

Schools will function at 100% capacity for Classes 6 and above, but BMTC will gauge the increase in commuters before increasing the fleet or schedules

published on : 1st October 2021

BMTC bus runs over two people on Electronics City flyover, both succumb

Two, including a woman, were killed after a BMTC bus ran over them in Electronics City traffic police limits on Sunday.

published on : 28th September 2021

BMTC gets new chief in IAS rejig

The state government on Tuesday issued orders transferring several IAS officers. Anbu Kumar V, who was commissioner for Public Instructions,

published on : 15th September 2021

BMTC to run 35 feeder buses for new Metro line

According to BMTC, the services will be rationalised based on passenger traffic and demand.

published on : 29th August 2021

BMTC to launch 90 electric buses by October

BMTC Chairman N S Nandeesha Reddy told The New Indian Express that three electric vehicle charging stations are also being planned at KR Puram, Yelahanka and Rajajinagar.

published on : 13th August 2021

Karnataka budget: No budgetary allocation for BMTC this time

The state budget might have a lot of proposals for improving the city’s roads, but one announcement that a large section of commuters were hoping for was ignored this time.

published on : 17th February 2018

Bandh over Mahadayi row hits transport in Karnataka: BMTC, KSRTC buses off the road

While districts like Mangaluru, Bagalkot and few others were not affected much by it, in Bengaluru, Mysuru and other districts, buses have remained off the roads since morning.

published on : 25th January 2018