public transport

Local transport firm calls for probe as bus is engulfed by fire in Uganda

The management of Trinity Bus Company, a local public transport firm, are looking into the circumstances in which one of their buses was gutted by fire as it made its way to Kampala from Kigali. Despite the fact that the bus was completed gutted by the fire, all the 60 passengers on board got...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 5:52pm

Upcountry transport coops fleecing car owners, MPs say

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economy and Trade has asked the government to start fixing the amount of money that public transport operators from upcountry pay to their cooperatives. The committee tasked the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the institutions...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:38pm

Public transport: RURA invites bids from interested operators

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has called for fresh bids from interested parties to operate public transport in the City of Kigali. “RURA in partnership with RTDA (Rwanda Transport Development Agency), the City of Kigali, and MININFRA (Ministry of Infrastructure) wish to...

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:04pm

Passengers decry overloading on public buses

Despite government efforts to fix hitches in Kigali’s public transport system, passengers continue to complain about overloading, mostly during peak hours. The New Timeshas observed cases of overloading along the Zindiro-Kimironko route, a state of affairs also confirmed by passengers...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:12am