In a bid to resolve issues pertaining to public transport in the metropolitan region, the state government has constituted a 20-member Pune Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (PUMTA), which will focus on increasing the efficiency of existing public transport system and developing a comprehensive transport system.
Pune divisional commissioner has been elected as the chairperson of PUMTA.
“The state government was considering to set up an efficient authority to take up the challenges of transport-related issues in the metropolitan region. The authority is supposed to coordinate all traffic schemes and initiatives among concerned organisations while suggesting effective solutions to traffic issues,” said the government resolution of the state Urban Development department. Read more