Islamabad: According to media sources, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) stated on Tuesday that it will launch a bus service called “Islamabad Bus Service” on several routes to help inhabitants of the city.
CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed presided over the meeting, which was attended by all of the board members. During the discussion, the CDA administration agreed to launch a service to assist people by providing contemporary and comfortable transportation. The specifications of the project will be submitted to the federal cabinet for approval as well.
According to the information provided, 30 buses would be deployed at first, with the number gradually growing. From Soan Interchange to Faisal Masjid, from Bhara Kahu to Faiz Ahmed Faiz Metro Bus Station, and from Tarnol Railway Station to N-5 Metro Bus Station, the bus service will begin.
Aside from that, there are a total of 64 stations along these routes in the plan. The management will construct stringent and cutting-edge security measures at each station, as well as public toilets and tuck shops, to assure safety.
The CDA administration will be responsible for buying buses, renovating them, and building bus stations and parking places, while the Metro Command and Control Centre would manage the project. The project is scheduled to be completed by December.