Notice:-  Ahmedabad BRTS is a bus rapid transit system Ahmedabad, India. It is operated by Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited, a subsidiary of Ahmedabad_Municipal_Corporation.

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Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited (AJL).

The huge population of the city of Ahmedabad made it extremely vulnerable to the Covid-19 pandemic. And when the disease is known to be highly infectious, public transportation could turn into one of the worst carriers.

The strong commitment of the Janmarg team, backed by the strong infrastructure and powerful systems, however knew they fend off the challenge by following best practices. Here’s an overview of some of initiatives

Passenger safety.

  1. Sanitization of all BRTS stations, depots and buses.
  2. Rapid antigen detection test(RADT) at Depots and at high density stations..
  3. Installation of wall mounted Automatic Sanitizer dispenser machine at high density stations.
  4. Limiting passenger capacity by seat marking on seats in the bus and stations
  5. Body temperature checks at stations and at depots on a regular basis.
  6. Deployment of additional security guards on the stations for managing queue.
  7. Encouraged use of PBS system by installation of 17 new PBS stations.

Encouraging self-care:

Installation of sensor-based Sanitizer dispenser machine at high density BRT stations to ensure.

  1. Zero contact for high safety.
  2. Increased use of sanitizer.
  3. Easy accessibility.
  4. Trust amongst citizens to use public transport
  5. Last mile connectivity, PBS stations were added to encourage the use of cycling.


  1. Deployment of additional buses based on demand and data extracted from IT systems.
  2. Special service of 30 BRTS buses for medical purpose and transportation of para medical staff, infected patients and attendees doctors.
  3. Monitoring of crowd by CCTV surveillance to ensure social distancing.
  4. Capacity building of the crew for the measures to be taken during the operational period
  5. Created qualitative insights on travel patterns, demands, route wise peak and non-peak hours to increase overall operational efficiency.

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