Bangladesh Road Transport Authority

BRT project: DMP urges Dhaka airport-bound passengers to start early

Due to traffic gridlock caused by an ongoing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project of the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, police have requested Dhaka airport-bound passengers to leave their homes early so that they can arrive on time.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Want to buy a car? It’s only Tk 5,000!

Seized vehicles that are used for different crimes or have no valid documents mostly end up in auctions as scrap.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

BRT project: DMP urges Dhaka airport-bound passengers to start early

Due to traffic gridlock caused by an ongoing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project of the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, police have requested Dhaka airport-bound passengers to leave their homes early so that they can arrive on time.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Operation cost rises by 70%, say bus owners; want fare readjusted

As a government committee will sit today (August 6, 2022) for re-fixing the bus fare, transport owners have demanded to consider not only the fuel price hike but also the increase in the prices of spare parts.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

Get fitness clearance or face action

The High Court yesterday directed the owners of the vehicles without valid fitness documents to collect their fitness certificates in two months, starting from August 1.

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

Road Transport Law: BRTA misses 4 deadlines for drafting rules

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has failed to meet four deadlines to prepare the draft of the rules for the Road Transport Act-2018, halting implementation of the law.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

A promising initiative

The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) proposal to make proof of cylinder retest certificate mandatory for refilling at filling stations for CNG-run vehicles is promising.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

BRTA to get slow vehicles off highways

The government has asked Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to keep vehicles that are incapable of doing 60km per hour

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Opinion: arresting for traffic rules violation is a crazy idea

In a country where corrupt practices dominate traffic rules and laws, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has prepared a draft law under which police would not require any warrant to arrest anyone for violation of traffic rules. Police lodge around 70,000 cases a month and there is a huge backlog of cases. Will this new law, if passed, help the situation?

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

Workshop in April for finalising road transport act

A national workshop will be organised in April to finalise the draft of road transport act, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says today.

March 4, 2016
March 4, 2016

2 BRTA men among 5 hurt in Gazipur eco-resort robbery

At least five people, including two officials of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, are injured as robbers swooped on them at an eco-resort in Gazipur Sadar upazila.