TO FACILITATE women commuters in the city, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s Janmarg has announced special women buses on five heavy traffic routes of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) during peak hours. While, Mayor Gautam Shah will inaugurate the service on January 7 evening, the operations will start from January 8 at around 8 am.
The five routes identified for women BRTS buses are RTO to Maninagar, RTO to Hatkeshwar, Maninagar to Ghuma village, Iskcon Char Rasta to Naroda village and Jhundal Circle to Commerce Six Roads. These women buses would operate everyday except public holidays.The service will be provided between 8 am to 10.30 am and 5 pm to 8.30 pm with a maximum waiting time of 30 minutes.
Each of these buses will also have a female security guard to ensure only women passengers board them.