bus fare hike

Those trying to realise extra fares under watch: Quader

Observing that transport fares have been adjusted in the context of fuel price hike but some transports are realising extra fares from passengers, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (August 9, 2022) said those who are trying to realise additional fares are under watch.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

“Tk 182cr collected per day in extra fares from Dhaka’s public transport passengers”

Jatri Kalyan Samity today (September 13, 2022) alleged that passengers of public transport in Dhaka are paying an overall Tk 182.42 crore in extra fares every day.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

Those trying to realise extra fares under watch: Quader

Observing that transport fares have been adjusted in the context of fuel price hike but some transports are realising extra fares from passengers, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (August 9, 2022) said those who are trying to realise additional fares are under watch.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Trains on Dinajpur, Rangpur routes see 20% passenger rise after fuel price hike

North-bound trains are seeing an increase in passengers due to lack of public transport following the latest major fuel price hike in Bangladesh.

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.

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).

August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019

Tk400 bus fare instead of Tk40!

Eid holidaymakers are allegedly paying extra bus fare for travelling to nearby places from Dhaka. A passenger travelling to Paturia from Nabinagar of Savar, on the outskirts of capital Dhaka, by an SB Link bus said that the usual bus fare is Tk 40, but he had to pay Tk 400 today.

June 4, 2018
June 4, 2018

Bus operators want fare hike ahead of Eid

Despite complaints about overcharging for tickets ahead of Eid, private bus operators yesterday urged the government to increase the price of each ticket by Tk 50.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Bus fare cut turns out to be farce

The reduced passenger fares announced by the government on May 3 have not been implemented amid slack monitoring by the road transport and bridges ministry.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Bus fare may go down

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) wants to reduce fare by 3 paisa per kilometre for long-haul buses following the recent fuel

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Govt hikes bus, auto-rickshaw fares

The government has hiked bus fares by 10 paisa per kilometre in Dhaka and Chittagong which will be effective from October 1.