Articles tagged under: BRTS

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

After BRTS, AMTS buses also give relief to commuters, not to hike fairs

March 28, 2018
After BRTS, AMTS buses also give relief to commuters, not to hike fairs

hmedabad: In yet another good news for the city bus commuters of Ahmedabad, after the recent decision to not to hike the fares of BRTS buses, now the AMTS has also made similar announcement. The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services (AMTS) today said that it has decided to not to increase the bus fares from the next financial year ie April 1, 2018. 'The AMTS bus fairs from stage one and all the other stages would remain unchanged in the next fiscal also ie from April 1...Read More

50 electric buses to be put on BRTS route; no hike in fare

March 21, 2018
50 electric buses to be put on BRTS route; no hike in fare

Ahmedabad: There won't be any increase in the fares of the BRTS buses in the city, Mayor Gautam Shah today said. He also said that Letter of Intent (LOI) for 50 electric buses for running on the BRTS routes has been issued under the permission of union government. Shah, after the board meeting of Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd, a special purpose vehicle under the AMC, said that a decision in the meeting was taken that the fares of Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) buses won't be increased as it wo...Read More

AMC launches free wifi service at 145 BRTS stations, finds thousands of users using it in first few hours

March 05, 2018
AMC launches free wifi service at 145 BRTS stations, finds thousands of users using it in first few hours

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) today launched an unlimited free wifi service at 145 Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) stations in the city with provision of 2 MBPS speed for Janmitra Card holders and 1 MBPS speed for others during 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. OTP authentication validity will be for a week period. One mobile OTP will be valid for two devices (mobile + laptop) according to him. The services received tremendous response on its launching. During 6 am to 3.30 pm, mo...Read More

BRTS bus catches fire in Surat, passengers unhurt

April 10, 2017
BRTS bus catches fire in Surat, passengers unhurt

Surat:A Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) bus in Adajan area of Surat was caught in fire today just before noon near Rushabh char rasta in BRTS corridor. There were over dozen passengers inside the bus who were safely ejected and remained unhurt.   DeshGujaratRead More

Driving in BRTS lane to attract six-month jail, Rs 1,000 fine in Surat

February 04, 2017
Driving in BRTS lane to attract six-month jail, Rs 1,000 fine in Surat

Surat: Driving in dedicated lane for Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) in Surat will attract six month jail and Rs 1,000 fin in Surat. According to Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP) (Traffic Branch) in Surat Police Mr. R.F.Sangada, those found driving vehicles in dedicated BRTS lane will be booked under Motor Vehicle Act, section 279 under which there's provision of upto six month imprisonment and Rs 1,000 fine. So far actions were taken under section 188 and 119 pertaining to breach of publi...Read More

3522 housing units, 100 buses Rs 274.60 crore development works dedicated in Surat

November 25, 2016
3522 housing units, 100 buses Rs 274.60 crore development works dedicated in Surat

Surat: Gujarat Chief Minister today dedicated Rs 274.60 crore development projects in Surat which is the second largest city of Gujarat. The Chief Minister dedicated 3522 affordable housing units to beneficiaries. He also flagged off 50 new AC buses and 50 non-AC buses in Singanpor-Tunki, Katargam. On this occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel said the city of Surat is going to get Rs 500 crore special grant under Smart City project. DeshGujaratRead More

Ahmedabad BRTS service gets two Volvo buses on trial basis

May 25, 2016

Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transport System(BRTS) Janmarg service in Ahmedabad has got two buses manufactured by Volvo for two-month trial period. Volvo has started manufacturing buses for BRTS under UD brand. The buses are manufactured under urban bus specification - 2. Euro 4 emission norms and 250 hp rear engine bus has 37 seats and standing capacity for 30 passengers. It has a system through which bus level can be uplifted and down lifted. Bus floor is physically challenged persons frien...Read More

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