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BMTC buses to ply from Bengaluru to Chikkaballapura
Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar on Thursday said the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus service will be extended to Chikkaballapura.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 04:48 PM IST
Bengaluru: 45-year-old BMTC conductor sleeping in bus burnt to death
A 45-year-old bus conductor was killed today in a massive fire that broke out in a bus parked at Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus stand in Lingadheeranahalli, said the police.
Published on Mar 10, 2023 02:35 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S
How to incorporate sustainable practices into your daily life
Incorporating sustainable practices into your daily routine can help to reduce your environmental impact and promote a more sustainable way of life, whilst also improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities
Published on Feb 04, 2023 04:14 PM IST
HT Lifestyle Desk | Posted by Prapti Upadhayay | Edited by Akanksha Agnihotri, Delhi
Bengaluru transport body to reappoint sacked employees in 2021 strike
The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation is in the process of reappointing sacked employees in the 2021 transport strike. The reason for the reinstatements is unknown, however this comes after reports that the corporation is short staffed.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 12:13 PM IST
Bengaluru travellers stranded after govt hires 4500 buses for PM's event: Report
Local travellers were once again hit by VIP culture as the ruling BJP in Karnataka hired thousands of government buses for PM Modi's events in Bengaluru, a report said.
Published on Nov 12, 2022 02:04 PM IST
‘We have buses but no drivers’: Bengaluru public transport faces staff shortage
Even as demand for public transport is on the rise, Bengaluru's BMTC is unable to cater to the needs of the city as it is short-staffed. Over thousand of its buses stay inoperative.
Published on Sep 23, 2022 05:27 PM IST
In Bengaluru, BMTC marks 25 years on Independence Day; Twitter shows support
Bengaluru's Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) observed 25 years of its inception on Independence Day and offered free rides to all commuters.
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 11:10 AM IST
BMTC introduces new Vayuvajra route between Silk Institute Metro and KIA
After South Western Railway, the BMTC has now geared up to improve regional connectivity between Bengaluru city and its airport, with the introduction of a new Vayuvajra route from Kanakapura main road to the KIA.
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 01:02 PM IST
As photo of ₹20 ticket goes viral, Bengaluru commuters debate on Ola, Uber
India's two biggest ride hailing apps Ola and Uber came under fire once again as irked customers took to Twitter to share their woes of having to deal with repeated cancellations and much more.
Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:19 AM IST
Bengaluru's BMTC buses may have to flock to private petrol bunks for fuel
Retail outlets that supply diesel in bulk to the BMTC have been instructed not to do so; the BMTC pays ₹30 more to buy diesel in bulk at depots from retail outlets.
Published on Jun 29, 2022 02:20 PM IST
Shanghai reopens some public transport amid high Covid-19 alert
Many who ventured out in China's commercial hub, Shanghai, wore blue protective gowns and face shields. Inside the carriages, passengers were seen keeping some empty seats between themselves. Crowds were small.
Updated on May 22, 2022 07:49 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Shanghai/beijing
Here is how the BMTC is planning for buses to go conductor-less soon
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is planning to make its buses conductor-less from next year onwards on a pilot-basis.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 08:32 PM IST
No more queues: BMTC introduces digital passes
The BMTC has now introduced purchase of daily, weekly and monthly passes on a mobile app in collaboration with Tummoc, a company that offers online payment facilities for transport service providers.
Published on Apr 07, 2022 05:19 PM IST
500 women drivers to hit Delhi’s streets in e-autos
On September 22 last year, HT reported that the Delhi government has decided to issue 4,261 e-auto permits of which 33% (1,406) will be reserved for women.
Published on Apr 01, 2022 12:47 AM IST
Plug in your earphones please: K'taka HC bans loud music on public buses
The high court said that if any passenger travelling on a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus refuses to comply with the order, the driver or the bus conductor “can deboard” him or her.
Published on Nov 12, 2021 04:06 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
Humour: The BEST way to barter biscuits for kheema parathas
Negotiating Mumbai via public transport is often a rewarding experience
Updated on Apr 14, 2019 10:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Rehana Munir
One-nation-one-card policy for public transport soon: NITI Aayog
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said the focus of India’s mobility strategy was on sustainable modes of public transport, transport-oriented planning and digitisation.
Updated on Sep 03, 2018 09:29 PM IST
New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service