Staff Reporter Lahore
Pakistan’s 1st ever third Generation Bus Rapid Transit system of Peshawar successfully completes its 6 months operation.
In this project 1st-time, hybrid diesel buses were introduced which helped in reducing 33% of the operational cost of the project and adding great value towards the betterment of the environment.
During 6 months of operation, more than 25million people traveled and nearly 700,000 Zu cards were distributed among the people.
In addition to this in these 6 months, TransPeshawar successfully operationalized 4 direct routes of BRT, commenced Pakistan’s 1st ever public bicycle sharing system introduced the first-ever public transport mobile-based application to meet the needs.
BRT replaced the old, orthodox, unsafe, unreliable mode of transport system with a state-of-the-art bus rapid transit system.
Executing the scrapping of old buses and wagons TransPeshawar successfully scrapped more than 84 vehicles and paid the agreed amount against the vehicle’s owners.
Where providing exemplary public transport services to the citizens, department efficiently and timely resolved nearly 8thousand public complaints.