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Mumbai: How implementing public feedback helped BEST up its passenger count by 1.48 lakh in just eight days

September 08, 2021 7:25 am

BEST said it had 23,77,102 (23.77 lakh) passengers as on August 30 but when it implemented the three new measures based on passenger feedback, the strength increased to 25,25,074 (25.25 lakh).

Mumbai: Rail & road traffic thrown out of gear

June 10, 2021 1:02 am

The BEST buses, too, had to divert routes owing to waterlogging on various roads. Office-goers were stranded for hours in trains, railways stations and roads.

Huge rush for buses, road traffic slow as city unlocks

June 08, 2021 1:19 am

There was a huge rush for BEST and MSRTC buses, which have been allowed to operate with 50 per cent capacity. In several areas, serpentine queues were seen at bus stops.

Mumbai: BJP leader booked for 'detaining' BEST general manager granted anticipatory bail

December 29, 2020 10:20 pm

Bhalchandra Shirsat, who was part of the delegation that entered the BEST office on July 23, got pre-arrest bail after the police gave its no objection.

Mumbai: Seven arrested for assault on BEST employees, damage to bus depot

December 02, 2020 7:49 pm

The passengers of the bus told the bikers that they would be taken to the police station and made them sit in the bus, police said. But later the duo apologised and were allowed to leave.

Maharashtra: 20 wishes for 2020

January 01, 2020 5:59 am

Entering the New Year, Maharashtra has hope, expectations and wishes. The Indian Express draws up a list of 20 wishes in 2020 that may come true if those in power make the right New Year resolutions and live up to them.

Mumbai: BEST to purchase new double deckers

January 01, 2020 5:48 am

According to officials, BEST will initially place an order to procure 50 double decker buses to replace the first batch of buses to be phased out.

BEST receives ‘ladies special buses’, to be inducted into service soon

November 07, 2019 8:55 am

The buses will first be registered with the regional transport office, which is expected to take about 15 days, and then will be inducted into the service.

Mumbai: BEST admin nod for hike in worker salaries

September 06, 2019 1:36 am

The administration signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shiv Sena-backed union BEST Kamgar Sena and BMC. The MoU stated that employees are going get a pay hike from September and that a new wage agreement will be signed by November 20.

Mumbai: BEST postpones proposed strike to August 20

August 07, 2019 6:25 am

BEST employees had been demanding wage negotiation talks with the administration, which was mentioned in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by the union and the administration.