Buses of 30 companies started operation under e-ticketing between Mirpur and other parts of Dhaka this morning.
All buses on Dhaka’s Mirpur route will operate under e-ticketing from tomorrow (November 13, 2022).
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.
Transport owners have decided to operate their vehicles in the capital tomorrow despite BNP calling a daylong hartal on the day.
Drivers, mostly overworked and underpaid, are often blamed for Bangladesh's high traffic casualty rate - road accidents kill or injure at least five people an hour in the country - and the resentment against them has been aggravated by the deaths of the two students last Friday.