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Yangon Transport Authority Declares YBS a ‘Success’ on Its 1st Birthday

YANGON— Yangon transport officials declared the city’s revamped a bus system a “success” on its first anniversary on Tuesday, downplaying what has generally been regarded as a bumpy start. “The Yangon Bus Service has achieved 70 percent of the goals we set,” Dr. Maung Aung, secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authority (YRTA), the body […]

YBS, YRTA and a new initiative to be accepted by the people

With the number of Yangon city-dwellers increasing by leaps and bounds, transportation became a problem for Yangon city commuters. It has been a big problem for many years. Due to poor management of the authorities concerned, the bus lines in Yangon had been a nuisance for commuters in the city. They had to always travel […]

New buses will run 20 routes

New Chinese buses bought by Yangon regional government will run on 20 bus routes operated by the Yangon Urban Public Transport Company (YUPT), according to Dr Maung Aung, secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authority. “The new buses will be added mostly at bus routes operated by the YUPT. We will add some buses to […]

Yangon plans airport-downtown shuttle service

Authorities are working on setting routes for a shuttle service business between Yangon International Airport and downtown Yangon. With new buses imported from China, the service will be placed into operation soon, said Dr Maung Aung, Secretary of the Yangon Region Transport Authorities. An agreement to buy 1,000 new city buses for the roads of […]