Travelling on a BRTS

Yesterday, I got a chance to travel in a BRTS bus, a buzzing word these days in our city, Ahmedabad. People seem to be excited about it, especially the commuters who rely on the public transport system for their daily commute. Well, the BRTS service was launched in our city 5 months back and has been proving an efficient means of transport, but I got the chance to travel on it only late yesterday when I was returning back to home from my office as I had no vehicle with me.

For those who don’t know what BRTS stands for, its called Bus Rapid Transit System. It’s a public transport means designed for people traveling within the city, and to connect long distances. The system was designed to provide fast, frequent and safe transportation facility to people. The project was done under the heading “JanMarg” which means “People’s way”.

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