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Ahmedabad: AMTS, BRTS buses to operate at 50% capacity from Thursday

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Ahmedabad: Public transport buses in the city will operate at 50 per cent capacity from Thursday. The revised guidelines were issued on Wednesday in wake of the sudden rise in number of Covid-19 cases in the city.

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has announced that buses of Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services (AMTS) as well as Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) will run at half their seating capacity.

Passengers will have to wear masks at all time. The vaccination certificate of those above 18 will be checked. Those who have not taken the vaccine or whose second dose is due will not be allowed to board the bus.

The city has been accounting for almost half of the daily Covid cases in the state on an average.

On Wednesday, the state recorded 3,350 cases, of which 1,637 were in Ahmedabad city.

 

 

 

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