Yangon bus fare reform plan wins public backing

Transport authorities plan to scrap the distinction between “ordinary” and “special” buses, setting fares for both types of bus at the same level. The decision, which will be implemented before the end of the year, has been welcomed by bus owners and passengers. The Yangon Region Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles, better known by its […]

Taxi stands not a popular solution to end city congestion

The drivers have the tacit support of passengers, who assume cabs picked up at stands charge more. This resistance is a dilemma for Yangon’s transport regulator, the Yangon Region Supervisory Committee for Motor Vehicles, better known by its Myanmar-language acronym Ma Hta Tha, which is attempting to take at least some cabs off the street. […]