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  • 20 Oct 2017

    14:56

    Khattak breaks ground for Peshawar BRT

    PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Thursday broke ground on the long-awaited, multi-billion-rupee Bus Rapid Transit System to provide comfortable transportation to the residents of Peshawar.

  • 11 Oct 2017

    14:45

    BRT: Over 0.5m Peshawar residence to use BRT every day

    PESHAWAR: The proposed multi-billion rupees Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system project to be executed by the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa(KP) government to improve the public transport system in Peshawar will be accessible to 17.54% of the city’s total population or a total of over 0.5m individuals.

  • 09 Oct 2017

    14:38

    ADB to provide Rs42.5bn to KP for Metro Bus project

    PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to the Chief Minister for Transport, Malik Shah Muhammad Wazir said here Monday that Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide about Rs42.5 billion to the KP government for construction of the much-awaited Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) commonly known as Metro Bus in Peshawar.

  • 06 Oct 2017

    14:30

    In a first, K-P pledges designated seats in BRT buses for transgender

    In an unprecedented move, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government has pledged to designate seats for transgender persons in the planned Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System.

  • 30 Aug 2017

    14:41

    Khattak okays hybrid buses for BRT service

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Tuesday approved the procurement of hybrid passenger vehicles for the proposed Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit service and ordered the placing of advertisements for it in the newspapers after Eidul Azha.

  • 19 Aug 2017

    14:24

    BRT firm gets top bosses

    The Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system comes closer to reality as three senior staff took their positions from Thursday.

    TransPeshawar, the Urban Mobility Company, was established by the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to oversee construction, operations and management of Peshawar BRT.

  • 17 Jul 2017

    14:15

    Gender parity: Peshawar BRT to focus on Women

    PESHAWAR: As the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is built in Peshawar, its backers are focusing on a key aspect: gender parity with a large slice of the jobs it creates reserved for women and a focus on boosting the number of women who opt for public transport in the city.

  • 04 Jul 2017

    10:47

    CMKhattak directs timely Completion of BRT Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has directed the concerned departments to properly monitor the progress on the main corridor and allied routes of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Peshawar and the shifting of utilities at both sides of the main corridor of the BRT, adding that the project has been taken as a challenge and would be completed with the same spirit.

  • 01 Jul 2017

    09:42

    ADB Approves 335m loan Peshawar Bus Project

    The board of directors of the Manila-based lending agency approved the loan for the construction of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s first mass transit infrastructure at a total cost of $587 million.

    In addition to the $335 million ADB loan, the K-P government – led by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) – will obtain two other loans from two European financial institutions.

  • 14 Jun 2017

    09:44

    Three contracts planned for bus project

    Three contracts planned for bus project

  • 05 Apr 2017

    09:47

    KP & FATA K-P govt not to give subsidy on BRT fares

    PESHAWAR: Members of Peshawar’s District Assembly have appreciated the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service project that has been approved and set to be started in the provincial capital in the next few months.