Thursday, 8 August 2013

Free BRT rides for Lagosians on Eid el fitri

Thee Lagos state government has announced that there will free bus rides for residents on Friday, 9th of august to ease movement during the Eid el fitri celebrations.

According to the MD,Lagos metropolitan area transport Authority(LAMATA), Mr Dayo Mobereola, The free bus rides which began in 2008 helped reduced traffic jam and accidents during festive periods.

He said the first BRT Cooperative, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would offer free services on Mile 12 –CMS, Mile 12 – Obalende, Ajah to National Stadium, Ajah – Obalende, Mile 12 – National Stadium, Mile 2 – National Stadium, Oshodi – Obalende and Oshodi – National Stadium routes.

On the Bus Franchise Scheme (BFS) corridor, he said free services would be offered on the Ikotun – Ikeja – Maryland, Iyana-Ipaja – Maryland, Ikotun – IyanaIpaja, Igando – IyanaIpaja, Igando – Ikeja, and Igando – Maryland routes.

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