PASSENGERS TRANSPORT INDUSTRY * India
* Maharashtra - Smart NMMT buses to hit the road within next six months
(Photo: AC Buses from Navi Mumbai) Mumbai,Maharashtra,India -The Times of India, by Sameera Kapoor Munshi -Jul 26, 2014: -- Within the next six months, travel within the city is set to get comfortable and smart. The 185 buses purchased by Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) for Rs112 crore under the JNNURM scheme, promises commuters not only a comfortable ride but also real time information about bus timings, position and route details. The new buses are to be installed with a brand new software — Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)... This system, which costs Rs 6 crore, will be an upgrade on the existing passenger information system installed on 150 buses in 2009. The current system tells passengers about the route the bus is taking and the expected time it will take...
* Haryana - Bus pass system introduced in three cities
(Photo: Punjab Roadways employees stop CTU buses on Chandigarh-Mohali border)
Chandigarh -The Hindustan Times -July 24, 2014: -- The Haryana government on Thursday announced to introduce pass system for city bus service in Faridabad, Gurgaon and Panchkula... Interacting with news- persons here, state transport minister Aftab Ahmed said that the passes would be issued to travel within municipal limits for non-AC and AC buses on monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and yearly basis...
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