Karnataka to privatise BMTC, KSRTC operations

The state government is all set to privatise operations of state-owned road transport corporations including BMTC and KSRTC.

published on : 15th September 2022

MTC wants ticket revenue to make up for salary hike

The MTC said its expenditure on salaries will rise by Rs 10 crore from September following the 14th wage settlement and 3 per cent enhancement of dearness allowance.

published on : 8th September 2022

Extend BMTC pass validity: Students to BMTC, KSRTC

Following multiple appeals to extend the validity of student bus passes, college and university students on Saturday staged a protest demanding an extension.

published on : 4th September 2022

1.5K MTC buses to get public address system in first phase

6 speakers each are being fitted in 500 buses, wiring is also under way

published on : 2nd September 2022

BMTC driver ends life, blames depot manager

Suicide note claims harassment, deceased’s wife files complaint   

published on : 31st August 2022

Bengaluru to go electric as Tata Motors bags 921 EV buses order from BMTC

"This order is paramount for Bengaluru's growing need for clean, sustainable urban mass mobility," said G Sathyavathi, Managing Director, BMTC.

published on : 18th August 2022

Tata Motors bags 921 electric-bus orders from BMTC

The company will supply, operate and maintain 12-metre electric buses for 12 years, as per the contract.

published on : 18th August 2022

Ninth ASEAN-India meet on transnational crimes held virtually

Both sides emphasized the need to strengthen international cooperation to combat terrorism and transnational crimes in a comprehensive and sustained manner.

published on : 21st July 2022

BMTC worried over fuel supply, but says bus frequency won’t be affected

BMTC Managing Director G Sathyavathi added that at the moment, they have stock to last around 4-5 days and the services are running as per schedule.

published on : 28th June 2022

Post Covid, BMTC yet to restart bus service from KSR railway station

Strangely, 300 bus trips that were run daily by BMTC from the railway station premises are yet to restart, putting passengers to much inconvenience.

published on : 24th June 2022

Chennai bus conductor denies seat to disabled man, cites size of wheelchair

Alex, the passenger whose left leg was amputated seven years ago, said that he frequently encountered such problems after he started using public buses three years ago.

published on : 18th June 2022

Three TN transport Corps plan cashless ticketing system

A transport official said a solution based on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is being explored.

published on : 10th June 2022

Tamil Nadu rolls out free bus ride for kids under five years

Sources said that the move is aimed at increasing patronage for government buses severely hit by the lockdown in 2020 and 2021.

published on : 30th May 2022

Stalin launches panic button in buses

2,500 Chennai buses to get button that can send an alert & video grab to MTC HQ, police

published on : 15th May 2022

Shortage of buses: NWKRTC seeks buses from BMTC

The corporation scrapped 205 buses in 2020-21 and 75 buses in 2021-22 as they were old and not fit for reuse after repair.

published on : 7th May 2022

Four held for assaulting BMTC bus driver

A 36-year-old BMTC driver was assaulted by four drunk bike-borne miscreants over a trivial issue on Magadi main road.

published on : 6th May 2022

Khelo India: BMTC to give athletes Bengaluru tour

BMTC has introduced Special Bengaluru Darshini service for the benefit of sportspersons visiting the city to participate in Khelo India University Games-2021.

published on : 24th April 2022

BMTC's 183 BS4 midi buses to stop functioning

The manufacturers must ensure that there will be no repeat of such incidents, only then the buses will be operational.

published on : 16th April 2022

BMTC comes out with a plan to avert bus fires

“To prevent electrical short circuits in the starter assemblies of the midi buses, the BMTC authorities have advised the drivers to not switch off and restart the engine at every traffic signal.

published on : 12th April 2022

Third BMTC bus up in flames in 79 days!

The driver, who was reportedly the first to see the smoke inside the engine bonnet, alerted the conductor and the passengers and all of them hurriedly alighted the bus.

published on : 10th April 2022
1 2 >