…plans to introduce BRT


Kano State government has concluded arrangement for a multi-billion naira Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) program, in Kano metropolis, in furtherance of effort to ensure urban regeneration and sustainable transportation.

The initiative, which is the first of its kind in the state, is a “tip of the iceberg infrastructural project” as the Ganduje administration commences its second term in office on May 29.

BRT is a high quality bus-based public transport system designed to deliver fast, comfortable and cost-effective services at metro – level capacities. It does this through the provision of exclusive lanes with bus-ways and distinctive stations typically aligned to the center of the road, off-board fare collection and fast, regular operations.

Already, the Kano State government, Kano Metropolitan Transport Company, Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company, China and Zhengzhou Public Bus Communication Co. Ltd., China have signed an MOU for the supply of 100 buses for the project.

The MOU further entails integrated transport solutions that include routes network and infrastructure planning, suitable bus models, Intelligent Transport System(ITS), modern management of operation and maintenance of the fleet data analysis systems, regulation improvement and local talent improvement.

Speaking shortly after completing discussion and signing of the MOU, in Zhengzhou, Henan, China, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje disclosed that his administration decided to embark on the project “to revolutionize transport and enhance ease of doing business in Nigeria’s foremost commercial center.

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