This Week in Travel – ‘Happy Hours’ travel on BEST to Cost you less, Underground Metro Rail project to commence next Year & more

‘Happy Hours’ travel on BEST to cost you less.

By  Satish Krishnamurthy via Flickr

 

At a meeting on Monday, BEST committee member Kedar Hombalkar put up the ‘Happy Hours’ suggestion. “It will generate revenue for the cash-strapped undertaking,” he said. Read more

 

EzeeTake - BEST buses on certain routes are known to ply almost empty between noon and 3 pm. The ‘happy hour’ scheme that could offer tickets at almost half the price should encourage those who head out during the non peak hours to wait up a bit for a bus to enjoyed the benefit of a cheaper ticket.

 

Underground metro rail project to commence next year

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The construction work of the Mumbai Metro Line 3 will commence by March end, 2016, according to the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation officials. Read more

 

EzeeTake - This project which will cost Rs 23,136 should be completed by 2020 and will travel beneath the densely populated parts of the city such as Santacruz, Dharavi, Kalbadevi and Girgaum. Interesting!

 

‘School bus drivers to be banned from smoking soon’


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The School Bus Owners Association (SBOA) has decided to ban bus drivers, cleaners and attendants who smoke cigarettes and consume gutkha and tobacco. Read more

 

EzeeTake - This good move by the SBOA will ensure that all bus staff are well behaved and don’t indulge in smoking, etc. These bad habits can set a wrong example and hence it’s best to keep children away from an unhealthy environment.