Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA)

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

No driving licence needed to buy motorcycle until Dec 14

The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has extended the time for purchase of motorcycle without a valid driving licence until December 14.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

The energy policy is becoming increasingly illogical

Does the government at all care about the socioeconomic fallout of massive fuel price hikes?

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Roads are becoming ever more treacherous

Authorities must answer for the shocking number of road casualties in Bangladesh

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

BRTA directs ride-sharing apps to not allow bikes on long-routes before Eid

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) today directed all ride-share providing companies to take strict measures so that no motorcycles under their services can operate on long-routes ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Bus fare on 13 southwestern routes to go up once Padma Bridge opens: BRTA

Bus fares on 13 southwestern routes will be increased to adjust the toll on Padma Bridge, said a Bangladesh Road Transport Authority circular yesterday (June 8, 2022).

June 21, 2020
June 21, 2020

BRTA permits only 255 enlisted vehicles to give ride-sharing services

Only 255 cars, microbuses and ambulances would be allowed to operate under ride-sharing services from today, as Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) decided to permit enlisted vehicles to provide the services.

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

Cancel registration, route permits if vehicles violate health codes: ministry to BRTA

Road Transport and Bridges Ministry today asked Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to cancel registration and route permits if vehicles violate health guidelines.

May 30, 2020
May 30, 2020

Committee recommends 80 percent increase in bus fare

A special committee to reset bus fare recommends an 80 percent increase in bus fare, a member of the committee tells The Daily Star.

April 5, 2020
April 5, 2020

Stop passengers on goods-laden vehicles, BRTA asks field offices

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has directed its field offices to take necessary steps to stop passengers on goods-laden vehicles during the ongoing shutdown.

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020

BRTA suspends all driving licence tests

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has suspended all driving licence tests till March 31 due to the prevailing coronavirus situation.