LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that modern buses would soon be run on the feeder routes of metro bus system in Lahore and the plan in this regard has been finalized, says a press release.
He said that modern air-conditioned buses in the first phase will soon ply on 14 routes of the metropolis. He said that this system will result in reliable, quality and economical transport facilities to the masses and lakhs of people will benefit from this project.
He said that operation of buses on feeder routes will also improve traffic flow in the city. He was addressing a meeting through video link at Civil Secretariat which reviewed a plan of feeder routes of metro bus system in the city.
He said that provision of modern transport facilities to the masses is the priority of the government and billions of rupees are being spent on the projects aimed at providing modern and quality transport facilities to the citizens.
The Chief Minister also directed CTO to take effective measures for improving the flow of traffic in the provincial metropolis and said that there is a need for promoting traffic sense and awareness about traffic laws among the citizens.
He said that there is a need for strict implementation of traffic
rules for effective traffic management. Managing Director Punjab Mass Transit Authority gave a briefing regarding feeder routes of metro bus project.