A senior Bureaucrat said the city needs around 11,000 buses as against the existing fleet which is barely 5,000. In this context, scrapping the BRT corridor was akin to "throwing the baby out with the bathwater".
Sisodia announced that a 29-km east-west elevated BRT corridor will be built from Anand Vihar Terminal to Peeragarhi and a 24-km north-south elevated BRT corridor will stretch from Wazirabad to the airport.
Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung has approved the handing over of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) corridor to the Public Works Department for maintenance and to the Traffic police for the operation of its signalling system. The Transport department has written to secretary, PWD, and other government departments concerned, intimating them of the matter. The […]
Stressing that BRTS operation in new corridors being built on Vishrantwadi and Ahmednagar Road would be critical compared to the pilot BRT corridor,local advocacy group has pressed for comprehensive BRTS trials for sufficient duration and third-party safety audit of the new routes.