Lagos Govt To Get Additional Modern Buses For Transportation
The Lagos Government has disclosed that about 5,000 additional modern buses will be provided for ease transportation in the country.
Permanent Secretary to the Lagos State of Ministry of Transportation, Taiwo Salaam who made this announcement on Monday said Governor Ambode’s administration is ensuring that all Lagosians have access to a proper and efficient public transport system compared to anywhere in the world.
Mr Salaam said that apart from going a long way to ensuring that transport activities are conducted in a safe and comfortable environment, the modern bus stops would also ensure free-flow of traffic as there would no longer be any disruption to vehicular movement.
He listed features of the bus stops to include a comfortable bus shelter, lay-by, lighting, walkways, guard-rails, wire-mesh fencing for pedestrian protection and passenger information system, among others.
The project, which was conceptualised, designed and being constructed by an indigenous construction firm, Planet Projects Limited.
“We will facilitate construction of over 300 bus stops and lay-bys across the State in line with the goal of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration to bequeath world-class transportation system to the State”, he added.