The upcoming national election means that the travelling woes for homeward bound people this Eid-ul-Azha will be tied to the government’s image issue.
The government is going to increase fees for most services provided by the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), putting additional financial burden on private and commercial vehicle owners.
Chittogram Metropolitan Transport Owners' Association has announced that the public transportation service in Chattogram city will remain suspended from this (August 6, 2022) morning until the government re-fixes the fares to adjust to the fuel price hike.
Conditions imposed on state-run agency are unreasonable, unacceptable
The words uneducated, rowdy and lawbreaker are likely to pop up when anybody thinks of drivers in Bangladesh thanks to the existing indiscipline in the transport sector.
Transport owners of Mymensingh threaten to go for an indefinite strike in six districts if law enforcers fail to arrest by those, who allegedly vandalised vehicles on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway on May 13.
Transport owners and workers calls a 48-hour strike in 10 districts under Khulna division tomorrow demanding the withdrawal of two compensation cases filed against the owners of Chuadanga ‘Deluxe Paribahan’ and ‘Green line Paribahan’.
In a country where corrupt practices dominate traffic rules and laws, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has prepared a draft law under which police would not require any warrant to arrest anyone for violation of traffic rules. Police lodge around 70,000 cases a month and there is a huge backlog of cases. Will this new law, if passed, help the situation?
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader holds transport owners responsible for road crashes and indiscipline in the sector and says they will soon be brought under the purview of punishment.