BRTA

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Will Dhaka finally be free of faulty buses?

The section 25 of ‍Road Transport Act-2018 clearly states that operation of unfit and rundown vehicles is a punishable offence and one may face up to six-month jail or Tk 25,000 fine or both.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

15 cases filed in Dhaka, Ctg for overcharging passengers

Mobile courts of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) filed 15 cases against 15 buses in Dhaka and Chattogram city for overcharging passengers today (August 7, 2022).

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.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Bus fare on 15 routes via Dhaka-Mawa Expressway to go up from tomorrow

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) today (June 30, 2022) reset bus fares for 15 routes – via Dhaka-Mawa-Bhanga Expressway, raising the fares by Tk 31–Tk 66.

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

'Tk 8,000cr extra transport fare being looted this Eid'

Alleging that Tk 8,000 crore extra fare is being looted by transport owners-workers and extortionists during the Eid journey, Jatri Kalyan Samity today (April 28, 2022) demanded stopping such anarchy in transport sector and harassment of passengers.

October 30, 2019
October 30, 2019

BRTA: By design doomed to fail?

Over the last seven years, the number of registered vehicles has risen from 18.5 lakh (in 2013) to 42 lakh (in 2019), but Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) only

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

BRTA starts registering ride-sharing firms

The BRTA yesterday started registering ride-sharing app services, but the option to dial the emergency hotline using the app has been kept optional instead of mandatory.

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.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Anti-jaywalker drive resumes in Dhaka

Authorities have launched a drive yet again to curb jaywalking in capital Dhaka. Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) began the three-day special drive from today in an attempt to bring discipline among jaywalkers.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

From digital to manual

Fitness checks of all buses and trucks registered with BRTA Mirpur office are being done manually, as the only automated vehicle inspection system that had been working broke down three months ago.