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Lagos State to replace Okada with ‘last-mile buses’

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, has announced that the state will launch “last mile buses” next week to serve as alternatives to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as okada. The buses are expected to serve as an alternative means to get into streets that cannot be readily accessed by the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system. Lagos State …

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Lagos State to launch ‘last mile buses’ to replace okada

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, has announced that the state will launch “last mile buses” next week to serve as alternatives to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as okada. The buses are expected to serve as an alternative means to get into streets that cannot be readily accessed by the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system. Lagos State …

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FG Sets Up Team To Develop First Made In Nigeria Electric Vehicle

Federal Government through its agency- the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology in Zaria has inaugurated a 22- member team to develop the country’s electric cars. This is part of the Federal Government’s plan to join the movement to cut carbon emission. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, in 2019 directed for the committee to be …

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Oshodi Transport Interchange, A World Class Terminal In Lagos

Oshodi Transport interchange is the Biggest Bus terminal in Nigeria and West Africa. It is the first of its kind in Nigeria. The Oshodi transport interchange is a world-class bus terminal in Oshodi, Lagos State, Nigeria. It is a multi three-story facility featuring three separate terminals linked by the skywalk bridge. It is built in …

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Lagos To Join ‘League Of Cities With Effective Transportation

The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has said that the Lagos Blue and Red rail lines will be operational by December 2022. The General Manager of the agency, Mrs. Abimbola Akinajo, made the disclosure during a visit by the officials of the Office of Transformation, Creativity, and innovation, (Office of Head of Service) on …

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Examining the cost benefits of contactless e-ticketing in public transport

The latest in contactless ticketing technology has the capability to save public transport authorities as much as 85 per cent in costs – as illustrated by the work that the Czech city of Ostrava has done with Switchio. Efforts to streamline public transport services through digitalisation are being spearheaded throughout the world. With more people …

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ITS (UK) and NITT sign co-operation MoU

ITS (UK) and the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Zaria have signed an agreement to enhance their respective international ties. In the Memorandum of Understanding, both agree to “enhance the promotion of ITS innovations, knowledge and technology transfer towards the development and deployment of ITS in their respective countries.” The two organisations will exchange …

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FG Unveils N900m e-Ticketing Platform To Curb Racketeering On Abuja-Kaduna Rail

The Federal Government has launched an electronic ticketing platform for the Abuja – Kaduna rail as a way of curbing the issues of racketeering as well as ensure adequate revenue collection for government. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, in a virtual launch on Thursday said that the process marks the beginning of automation of …

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