Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Governor Fashola launches 100 air- conditioned,internet enabled buses





PIC.28. GOV. FASHOLA INAUGURATES 100 AIR CONDITIONED LAGBUS BUSES IN  LAGOS
Lagos State government in conjunction with LAGBUS Asset Management Limited, one of the operators of the Bus Rapid Transport, has launched 100 air-conditioned, WIFI Internet-enabled buses.
The new buses called Metro Bus, and are expected to ply the Sango-Oshodi, Obalende- Ikorodu, and Island - Epe routes.

The buses are expected to be increased to 1800 servicing 47 routes within the metropolis and are aimed to provide comfort and safety as well as reduce time spent commuting.
LAGBUS has also introduced innovations such as the ability of commuters to check the arrival time of the bus by sending sms to a specialised number.
according to the Managing Director of Metro Bus,“There would be security camera on board to ensure safety of passengers. The live feeds from the cameras will be made available to security agencies to be able to track any mishap. Customers can also use WIFI on the buses as well as enjoy videos and music on the go”,
The buses are expected to provide 1,500 direct jobs and 5,000 other jobs for agents selling the preloaded cards.
                                                                                                             PHOTO CREDIT- PT/N

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