Bengaluru: Online Vayu Vajra bus ticketing scheme flops as airport sees dip in flyers

The ridership decline is an offshoot of the decline in air passengers post-Covid, a senior official said.

published on : 20th January 2021

After see-saw, transport strike finally called off

Employees’ association members, however, said that they will give the government three months to fulfil their demands, failing which they will resort to a protest again.

published on : 15th December 2020

Transport strike: Nine assault BMTC staff, held

In one of the incidents, a BMTC bus driver was also assaulted and two FIRs were registered in Upparpet police station.

published on : 14th December 2020

Congress, JDS back protesting road transport staffers

Former Chief Minister and JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy said that transport corporation employees should call off the agitation and resolve the issue by holding talks with the government.

published on : 13th December 2020

Buses go off roads, leave commuters in fix

Transport strike enters 2nd day; Savadi to meet unions again today

published on : 12th December 2020

Transport strike: With no buses, mobility hits pause

Passengers heading out from Bengaluru too were stuck.

published on : 12th December 2020

BMTC begins advance booking for Vayu Vajra 

On a daily basis, the BMTC makes 164 trips from Bengaluru city to the airport, and 171 trips from the airport to the city.

published on : 6th December 2020

BMTC to launch online booking for airport buses

For the first time since its launch in May 2008, the Vayu Vajra buses of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation will be opened up for online reservation.

published on : 21st November 2020

Electric bus on trial run, to ply on 8 Bengaluru routes

BMTC to bring in 300 e-buses for Bengaluru

published on : 7th October 2020

BMTC joins hands with NIMHANS for crew health

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation is collaborating with the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences for treatment of its employees.

published on : 2nd October 2020

BMTC staffers suspended for overcrowding

Both employees were suspended on September 15 for violating social distancing norms amid the pandemic.

published on : 20th September 2020

KSRTC, BMTC staff to get CCC, ambulance

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has got its own Covid Care Centre (CCC) for its own and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation employees.

published on : 6th August 2020

Now, women’s safety features on BMTC app

The corporation has already floated tenders which was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

published on : 31st July 2020

Instead of buying new buses, BMTC to use funds for salaries

The funds are said to be diverted after September as the procurement is now on hold, sources said.

published on : 30th July 2020

170 BMTC employees test Covid-19 positive

Nearly 170 BMTC employees have tested positive for Covid-19, of whom two have died.

published on : 22nd July 2020
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