An official release stated that the fares have been reduced for the convenience of commuters and to encourage them to use public transport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Two, including a woman, were killed after a BMTC bus ran over them in Electronics City traffic police limits on Sunday.
The state government on Tuesday issued orders transferring several IAS officers. Anbu Kumar V, who was commissioner for Public Instructions,
According to BMTC, the services will be rationalised based on passenger traffic and demand.
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.
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.
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.