Tanzania’s New Modern Bus Rapid Transit Starts Operations (PHOTOS)

(Last Updated On: May 11, 2016)

Dar es Salaam has just modernized its transport system thanks to the commencing of the new Bus Rapid Transit buses transporting people.

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Commuters will need to get cards and barcodes to be used for electronic payments. The buses will operate for 19 hours a day everyday from 5am and commuters will pay only Tsh800 as the maximum amount.

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These buses will never experience traffic jams since they will have their own exclusive lanes. The local government owns 49% of the bus company while Simon group owns the majority stake of 51%.

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So much development and a welcome solution for the public transportation.