People Bus Service: (EV, PPB, Pink, Red, Green) 

The Sindh People's Bus Service Project is designed to improve public transportation options within Sindh, making it easier for residents to commute within Karachi and between districts. It aims to provide a cost-effective and environmentally friendly mode of transportation while reducing congestion and enhancing overall mobility in the region. SMTA plays a pivotal role in managing all aspects of this initiative, from bus procurement to daily operations and maintenance, to ensure its success.

Project Scope: Supply, Construction, Operations and Maintenance of Buses for the Sindh Intra-District People’s Bus Service Project.

Bus Operating Company: National Radio & Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC)

Date of Agreement: 27th Oct 2021

Project Term: 12 Years (Oct 2021 – Oct 2033)

Project Cost:

USD 38.5 Million (Capital Cost) PKR 6.73 Bn

PKR 2.47 Bn (Benchmark O&M Fee, Fiscal Year Wise)

Salient Features: 250 Red/Pink (9-meter Buses: 100, 12-meter Buses: 150)

 

 

S. No

Description

Number of Buses

Number of Routes

Total Length of Routes (KMs)

Daily Ridership (PPD)

1

People Buses (Red)

185

9

211

100,000

2

People Buses (Pink)

18

2

67

3

People Buses (EV)

40

3

84

Total

243

14

362

100,000

People Bus Service Route Alignment:  (Attachment)