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New regulations for city buses

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Feb 21 - In a bid to reduce traffic congestion in the city, the number of city bus routes has been increased from the existing 22 to 37.

According to another decision taken by the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) of Kamrup Metro district, buses cannot stop at a particular stand for more than two minutes.

Time keepers will be deployed at the starting and ending point of the routes for noting the starting and arrival times. Associations have been asked to make necessary arrangements for it.

The GMC has been directed to dismantle illegal bus stops. New bus stands will be set up at a distance of one kilometre from one another.

The GMC collector has been directed to take necessary steps for route-wise numbering of the bus stops. The buses cannot stop at every stop. They will have to stop at alternative stops where the route numbers will be displayed.

Also, the photograph of the driver must be displayed on the left side of the front glass of the bus which should be visible from 10 metres.

Following complaints from passengers, the DTO has also requested owners not to engage handymen in the buses The RTA has also decided to ban battery-driven rickshaws in the city.

� The number of routes has been increased to 37

� Buses cannot halt at a stop for more than 2 minutes

� All illegal bus stops will be dismantled

� New bus stops will be one kilometre apart

� The buses cannot stop at every stop

� Driver�s photo must be displayed on the left side of the front glass

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New regulations for city buses

GUWAHATI, Feb 21 - In a bid to reduce traffic congestion in the city, the number of city bus routes has been increased from the existing 22 to 37.

According to another decision taken by the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) of Kamrup Metro district, buses cannot stop at a particular stand for more than two minutes.

Time keepers will be deployed at the starting and ending point of the routes for noting the starting and arrival times. Associations have been asked to make necessary arrangements for it.

The GMC has been directed to dismantle illegal bus stops. New bus stands will be set up at a distance of one kilometre from one another.

The GMC collector has been directed to take necessary steps for route-wise numbering of the bus stops. The buses cannot stop at every stop. They will have to stop at alternative stops where the route numbers will be displayed.

Also, the photograph of the driver must be displayed on the left side of the front glass of the bus which should be visible from 10 metres.

Following complaints from passengers, the DTO has also requested owners not to engage handymen in the buses The RTA has also decided to ban battery-driven rickshaws in the city.

� The number of routes has been increased to 37

� Buses cannot halt at a stop for more than 2 minutes

� All illegal bus stops will be dismantled

� New bus stops will be one kilometre apart

� The buses cannot stop at every stop

� Driver�s photo must be displayed on the left side of the front glass

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