Monday, 17 September 2007

Mwanza bus operators resist new fares

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

ABOUT half of over 800 city buses operators here have given newly introduced routes and fares a cold shoulder, contending that they were neither involved in, nor given sufficient time to comply with the changes.

They agreed with the long routes' idea, they said, arguing, however, that the fares don't tally with the routes and that groundwork was required before adhering to the routes.

The Zonal Transport Inspector of the Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA), Mr Alfred Waryana, nonetheless, maintained yesterday that the long routes would push through as scheduled and that state organs were directed to enforce the routes effective mid next week.

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