Monday, 24 January, 2022
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Taposh hopes to restore discipline in city transport soon

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said on Wednesday discipline would be restored soon in city public transport.

"With the launching of bus route rationalization programme on December 26, traffic discipline will be restored in the public transport of Dhaka city," he said.

Taposh said this after inauguration of a pedestrian crossing bridge at Shankar in the city as part of the weekly regular inspection activities, said a press release.

"Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader will inaugurate the bus rationalization programme on December 26, so we are now inspecting the passenger tents, infrastructure development and bus-bay that are being constructed," he said.

Expressing his determination to benefit the people of Dhaka city by completing bus route rationalization activities in the entire Green Cluster by next year, Taposh said, "I hope that if it is fully implemented by 2022,
the people of Dhaka will get complete benefit out of it."

He requested the people of Dhaka city to use all the infrastructures including pedestrian bridges, at road crossings.

"We have already taken initiative to modernize and automate the traffic management at all intersections points," he said.

Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation Farid Ahmed, Air Commodore Sitwat Naeem, Chief Waste Management Officer Saleh Ahmed, Chief Engineer Secretary Akramuzzaman, Chief Health Officer Dr Fazle Shamsul Kabir, Chief Property Officer Russell Sabrin, Chief Revenue Officer Ariful Haque, among others, were present.