India-Britain signs MoU to improve Transport System and Passenger Service
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 09-Feb-2018

New Delhi, February 9: While speaking in Lok Sabha MoS Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya said: “To improve public transport system and passenger services between India and Britain a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been inked.”

The MoU would help in sharing of information in the areas of Public Transport System, passenger services, data analysis, induction of electric vehicles, introduction of technology, ticketing and the provision of passenger information, urban transport planning and policy, institutional organization of transport, governance and accountability arrangements, project financing, strategy and procurement methodologies, policy development and assessment of technology strategies, operations procurement and contracting, infrastructure maintenance strategies, infrastructure design and delivery etc.

This MoU will also help in strengthening the integrated public transport for all. This will help people from all segments of the society to have access to the quality public transport system. Further, it will help in introducing innovative practices such as digital payments, standardizing the design of the buses, use of technology for demand projection and route rationalization to enhance efficiency of public transport operations