Photo Report: Ghana Pilots Bus Rapid Transit + Check out the interior of the buses
The pilot test for operations of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Ghana took off smoothly in some selected routes in the capital Accra on Monday.
Following concerns raised over non-registration and lack of insurance of the buses, managers of BRT have suspended trail of the system on Tuesday, 27th September,2016.
The buses are now being transported to Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) premises for registration, thecitizensghana.com can confirm.
The 40-seater air-conditioned buses are fitted with USB ports, Wi-Fi services, preferential seats for obese people, pregnant women, people with babies in arm, elderly people and people with disabilities.
Below are some interior pictures of the bus:
The BRT is a bus-based mass transit system that aims to significantly improve urban mobility and plays to the advantage of density, allowing transit to thrive and connects people quickly to their destinations.
The BRT service, which uses specialized buses on dedicated lanes, is being introduced by government to ease transportation burdens in the cities.