Atal Sarige: An Effective Model for Public Transport for the Urban Poor in Bangalore

By Srikanth Shastry & Amit Bhatt

A public transport system needs to address the travel demand of all sections of the society. Urban poor in most cities face problem in using public transport because it is either expensive or stops far from their residence or does not provide them point-to-point service. A new initiative of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation has been able to address all these issues in providing an exclusive service to the poor, called Atal Sarige.

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