Bangladesh public transport

June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020

Harsh steps if health guidelines not followed in public transport: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the government will take harsh steps if health guidelines are not followed and social distancing is not maintained in public transport during...

May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020

Suspension of public transport extended till May 30

The government extends the ongoing suspension of all public transport till May 30 to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

September 1, 2018
September 1, 2018

‘Dhaka’s transport system suffers for lack of vision, not for money’

Though the country has made good economic progress over the years, urban experts think the capital city still lacks quality bus fleets to match the people's improved lifestyle.

August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

Cleaning up Transport Mess: Some efforts, little change

In the wake of the student agitation for safe roads, some efforts have been made to correct the ills in the otherwise disorderly public transport system though the situation remains mostly as usual...

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Public transport in Dhaka thin; workers say they feel unsafe

Most public transports were off Dhaka streets today as transport workers said they feel unsafe on the roads.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

Form committee to survey vehicle fitness

The High Court yesterday directed the government to constitute a national independent inquiry committee, including at least 15 experts, to conduct a survey on the fitness of public motor vehicles...

May 20, 2018
May 20, 2018

Absence implies their lack of political will

Although the country witnessed a significant urban growth in the last few decades, there was an absence of proper transport planning and institutions in the urban transport sector, causing...

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

Public Transport: 87pc vehicles violate rules

At least 87 percent buses and minibuses ply the roads in the capital recklessly in violation of traffic rules, creating anarchy in the public transport sector, said a passenger welfare platform...