Billions have been wasted in making the BRTS
and so far, it has not benefited us at all, just caused more grief.
However, the operation, maintenance of buses and installation of ITS equipment on Green line BRTS
is the responsibility of Government of Sindh.
Tugade said he would not rule out BRTs
entirely, adding that these would be more effective in areas that were 'not yet crowded or congested.' He mentioned the New Clark City project as a potential site for a BRT
Various researches conducted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and renowned urban planners suggest that the BRTS
' Green, Yellow, Red, Blue, Orange Lines and the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) will only account for merely six per cent of the total public transportation requirements.
The DG KDA Sami-ud-Din Sidiqi directed all the concerned authorities that to provide a four acre KDA land for Green Line and BRTS
bus terminal and a survey must be completed as soon as possible and positive suggestions should be send to provincial Government.
Project Director Green Line BRTS
Sualeh Farooqui said that KIDCL has completed 60 percent of the infrastructure work up to Guru Mandir as per original scope of Green Line BRTS
and is all geared up to complete the first phase of the project by the end of December.
The Department of Transportation and Communications is planning the establishment of two Bus Rapid Transit (BRT
) systems in Metro Manila.
KMC would strengthen government authorities managing KCR and BRTS
Gaur directed of at least starting a lane of the BRTS
before hitting of the monsoon.
On the other hand, the Pakistan People's Party-led Sindh government had announced BRTS
Red Line, Yellow Line, Blue Line and Orange Line; however it failed to even utilise all the funds allocated for its schemes.
The chief minister was told that the federally-funded Green Line BRTS
project has attained more than 65 percent physical progress.