CDIA (City Development Initiatives for Asia) in 2014 provided support to the GoKP to assist with the institutional legislation and framework and link the Peshawar BRT to ADB financing. This was completed in December 2014, this TA (Technical Assistance) provided to GoKP with draft Legislation and supporting documentation for the establishment of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Urban Mobility Authority (KPUMA) and the TransPeshawar Company (TPC).
As a result of the above the Government of Khyber Pahtunkhwa (GoKP) in order to take a strategic approach to urban development including the introduction of a modern BRT system, has put in place a robust institutional framework. The GoKP has streamlined the institutional framework by passing legislation in the Provincial Assembly establishing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Urban Mobility Authority (KPUMA) and the TransPeshawar Company (The Urban Mobility Company). KPUMA has province-wide remit and is responsible for the development of policies and regulations, planning, coordination, project preparation and funding for all projects related to urban transport system including mass transit, parking, non-motorised transport (NMT) etc. KPUMA board includes representatives from all major municipal and provincial government agencies. TransPeshawar is intended to be responsible for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project design, procurement, implementation, on-going BRT operations and service contract management. In addition TransPeshawar Company also has its own Board of Directors.
All the 360 Zu bicycles for Peshawar BRT land in the cityOctober 16, 2019
The bike-sharing program is a unique feature of project providing first and last-mile connectivity. 360 Zu bicycles for Peshawar BRT landed in the City to facilitate commuters. October 9, 2019, Peshawar – “Bicycle-sharing feature of the Peshawar BRT project uniquely identifies it from other BRT projects in the country. By adding non-motorized traffic along
Peshawar BRT Buses are safe to cater harsh weather conditions and are under use for continuous training and inspectionsJune 28, 2019
June 27, 2019, Peshawar – There is a misperception in general public and mass media about Peshawar BRT buses being damaged while parked under open sky due to water, dust and direct sunlight. However, TransPeshawar reinstates that BRT buses can cope with tough weather conditions, and that the buses are already customized keeping in mind the
First lot of 18-meter buses lands in PeshawarMay 21, 2019
These on-corridor buses can accommodate a total of 125 passengers May 10, 2019, Peshawar – “The first lot of 18-meter on-corridor Zu Peshawar buses is finally here and more will be coming soon”, said TransPeshawar representative in a statement issued here. “The buses were transported from China via Karachi seaport and then were brought into the
TransPeshawar kicks off enlistment campaign for Peshawar transport industry vehicle owners and their employeesMay 14, 2019
Appropriate compensation and employment opportunities will be provided After BRT operations will start in Peshawar, the decades old buses and vans without any fitness certificates will not be allowed on BRT routes. These vehicles are not only unsafe to travel but also are polluting the environment, and some of these are not even run by
Sakura buses to start operations in MardanMay 14, 2019
The first-ever women-only buses will run across major parts of the city April 4, 2019, Peshawar– Sakura buses will start their operations in Mardan from mid of April 2019. Running form Baghdada Chowk to Abdul Wali Khan University (Garden Campus), the Sakura bus project is a unique of its own kind being the first women-only