E-ticketing for all buses in Dhaka was launched last year, first on Mirpur route and then on other routes for over 3,000 buses, aiming to bring discipline in the capital’s public transport sector and reduce conflicts between passengers and bus helpers over additional fares.
The online ticketing system of Bangladesh Railway covers only 85 of its 483 stations, forcing travellers to buy tickets from the counters at the stations or from scalpers at significantly higher prices.
Good morning. If you’re traveling on buses from Mirpur, you might be relieved to know that the much-awaited e-ticketing service was launched earlier this week. Here are five other stories to start your day up-to-date.