Days Numbered for BM Buses

Yangon’s rickety and ageing fleet of locally made and privately operated buses are gradually getting phased out amid tighter regulations, after years of accidents and customer complaints. The so-called “BM buses” are soon to come under the auspices of the Road Transport Administration Department (RTAD), Yangon Region Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles chair U Hla […]

Taxi call centre aims to bring cabs to customers’ doorsteps

Yangon will receive its first Taxi Call Centre in June, aiming to increase convenience for clients and reduce down time for drivers, according to company officials. The call centre aims to make smarter use of taxis, many of which spend much of their day stuck in Yangon’s traffic jams, pulling in less than K10,000 a […]

Yangon’s outdated buses to be replaced with new city buses

Outdated buses in Myanmar’s largest city will be replaced with new foreign city buses, according to reports from Yangon’s regional government. Private motor companies have been granted licences to import foreign city buses with their own funding. Yangon’s regional authorities are making it a priority to issue import licenses and permits to run the new […]