Articles tagged under: BRTS

AMC installs first RFID gate in BRTS corridor at Nehrunagar

August 25, 2018

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (SMC) has started installing automated swing gates that disallow all other vehicles except the BRTS buses in dedicate lane for Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS). Each swing gate costs nearly Rs 2 lakh. Every BRTS bus is fitted with a special radio frequency identification device (RFID) tag, which is essentially a microchip. The same chip is also installed on the swing gates. When BRTS bus approaches, the frequency of RFID matches with that of sw...Read More

Under-construction roof-slab of BRTS bus station in Surat city collapse, girl dead, half a dozen injured

August 23, 2018
Under-construction roof-slab of BRTS bus station in Surat city collapse, girl dead, half a dozen injured

Surat: The underconstruction roof and the supporting slab of a BRTS bus station in Surat city today suddenly collapsed killing an around 4 year old girl on the spot and injuring half a dozen labourerers. Police said that the incident took place in Anuvrat Dwar BRTS junction near J D Goenka school on university road in the adjoining arae of Umra and Kadodara police station. Police said that around half a dozen people were injured in the incident and the attempts to rescue a...Read More

Only digital payment to be accepted for RTO license fees, Ahmedabad BRTS ticket from 1st September

August 18, 2018
Only digital payment to be accepted for RTO license fees, Ahmedabad BRTS ticket from 1st September

Gandhinagar: The government of Gujarat has today made announcement that all types of fees levied to obtain license from RTO will need to be paid only through online mode using the website parivahan.gov.in from 1st September onward. Applicants will need to arrive at RTO office after making online payment. In another development, the Amdavad Municipal Corporation(AMC) has made announcement that tickets for Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) will be available only through digital payment modes such...Read More

GSRTC buses given 3-month conditional access to BRTS corridor in Ahmedabad

August 01, 2018
GSRTC buses given 3-month conditional access to BRTS corridor in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: In order to reduce the burden of traffic in mixed lane, The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) has decided to give conditional access to Gujarat Start Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) buses to use Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) corridor for three months on experiment basis. GSRTC had sought nod to run its buses in BRST corridor in Ahmedabad. Several meetings were held to discuss this issue. It's worth noting that present Municipal Commissioner Vijay Nehra's previous posting w...Read More

First rain, car from wrong side, sliding bus and collapse of CCTV panel: AMC releases video footage

June 24, 2018

Ahmedabad: The city of Ahmedabad received heavy rainfall today early in the morning. This was in fact the first proper shower in this city this year. One of incidents that hit headline following this heavy rain was collapse of citywide CCTV network panel at Dharnidhar cross roads. The panel collapsed due to falling of one of poles on central verge supporting it. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) soon made CCTV footage of the incident public to showcase how one car driving on wrong...Read More

AMC makes Birth and Death certificate issuance service online; plans more services to be made available online

June 18, 2018
AMC makes Birth and Death certificate issuance service online; plans more services to be made available online

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) has launched online service for issuance of birth and death certificates. The service was launched by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a function on Saturday. The AMC said it would shortly make other services online such as building use permission, fire no objection certificate, property tax name transfer, shop and establishment registration, professional tax registration and marriage certificate issuance. The Chief Minister also launched...Read More

AMC announces tree plantation at your place programme for monsoon 2018; also launches vertical garden initiative

June 05, 2018
AMC announces tree plantation at your place programme for monsoon 2018; also launches vertical garden initiative

Ahmedabad: Municipal Corporation has announced 'tree plantation at your place' programme for upcoming monsoon season. Those who want Municipal Corporation team to visit their place and plant trees for free of cost can download AMC Seva mobile application and register their name to make a request. After a round of shower, AMC team will visit the place and plant trees. The AMC made this announcement on the occasion of World Environment Day today. The AMC also announced its plan to cover Bus Ra...Read More

Video of Member of Parliament’s car using dedicated BRTS lane in Ahmedabad goes viral

May 14, 2018
Video of Member of Parliament’s car using dedicated BRTS lane in Ahmedabad goes viral

Ahmedabad: A video has been viral on social media in which a member of parliament's Toyota Innova car is cruising through the Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) track in Satellite area of Ahmedabad . The BRTS track is dedicated to BRTS buses and selected permitted AMTS buses. Private vehicles are not allowed to use BRTS lane. However a car that has 'member of parliament' board on the front side and loud speaker for siren on the top has been captured in video. It is not known whether the member of pa...Read More

AMTS buses to run in BRT corridor on Shivranjani – Ghuma route

May 06, 2018
AMTS buses to run in BRT corridor on Shivranjani – Ghuma route

Ahmedabad: In a great relief to commuters, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) has decided t run 49 buses of Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service(AMS) in Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) track on the stretch from Shivranjani cross roads to Ghuma village. This will result into smoother traffic on general track of Satellite - Bopal road. Route number 49, 49/1, 50, 138/1, 151/3 and 151 will use the BRT track. DeshGujaratRead More

Electric buses on Rajkot BRTS track soon

April 13, 2018
Electric buses on Rajkot BRTS track soon

Rajkot: Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) track in Rajkot will soon have movement of electric buses. As many as five electric buses will run on BRTS track between Madhapar Chokdi and Gondal Chokdi as per the municipal commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani. Pani said the buses will be available through the Airport Authority of India(AAI) as per a pact signed with the Rajkot Municipal Corporation(RMC). Total value of the buses will be Rs 2 crore. The buses are likely to start running on track i...Read More

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