A year from now, Mumbaikars will be able to hop on to any mode of public transport, shop in malls, dine at fine restaurants and catch a movie at multiplexes with the help of just one card.
GPS tracking, panic button mandatory on public transport vehicles starting 1 January: All you need to know
According to a mandate approved by the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, all public transport vehicles will have to be fitted with VLTs (vehicle location tracking) and panic buttons starting 1 January 2019.
The government’s focus is on boosting public transport as the number of people hailing taxi aggregators may swell to 1 crore daily in the next two-three years from 35 lakh daily at present, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said Thursday.
A PIL was today moved in the Delhi High Court to release and utilise public funds to augment public transport in order to curb the hazardous level of air pollution in the national capital.
Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari at the conclave claimed that his government does not believe in mixing politics with development.
Mumbaikars will soon have to buy only one ticket for travelling via bus, train, auto or taxi, thanks to railway ministry.
India’s premier government-sponsored think tank, NITI Aayog, has come up with a new policy that aims to change the face of India’s public transport with a combination of electric vehicles