January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Running at half capacity: Bus owners won’t go by govt decision

A top transport association yesterday asked its members to operate their vehicles at full capacity, violating the government directive to carry only 50 percent passengers on public transports.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Dhaka's transport owners' association tells members to operate buses at full capacity

Despite the government order to carry passengers at 50 percent capacity from Saturday, Dhaka Road Transport Owners Association today asked its members to operate vehicles in full capacity.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Rhd road safety division: Dropped when needed most?

At a time when there’s a heightened public concern over traffic deaths and safety, the Road Safety Division of the RHD may soon cease to exist.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Transport at half-capacity: Owners lobbying to get order withdrawn

Transport leaders are at it once again: throwing their weight to get the government to take a decision that serves their interests.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Buses to operate at half capacity with same fare from Jan 15

Buses will start carrying passengers at half capacity from January 15 (Saturday) -- maintaining health guidelines and restrictions issued by the government.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Metro to be costlier than Padma bridge

The eagerly-awaited Dhaka metro rail project is set to witness huge cost escalation and time extension after a new drawback has shown up in the design: inconvenient entrance and exit points at the...

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Trains to operate at half capacity

Following the latest Covid curbs issued by the government, Bangladesh Railway has decided to operate trains at half capacity from January 15, while maintaining health safety rules.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Truckers’ trouble at Kazirhat

Truck driver Babu Miah was on his way to Dhaka last Monday. With a truck-full of vegetables, he was journeying from Pabna through Kazirhat-Aricha ferry ghat. This route made the most sense to him,...

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Trains to be operated at half capacity from Jan 15

Trains will start carrying passengers at half capacity from January 15 (Saturday) -- maintaining health safety rules.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Bus, launch fares likely to go up

The government yesterday decided that only those vaccinated would be allowed to staff vehicles and vessels.