Priority bus lane programme reaches new phase

The priority bus lane programme launched the next phase of the project this morning. The lane stretches between Borella and Maradana.

The programne was carried out between 6 a.m and 9 a.m. today (Jan 10) under the purview of Megapolis and Western Province Development Minister, Patali Champika Ranawaka.

Expressing his views Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka stated that in order to solve the problem of congestion the public face, it is a “must” to reinvent the transportation service in future, which includes private sector, public sector and the railway system.

Futhermore, he stated that steps have been taken to initiate the light rail system during this year, “the plan is to finish it by 2023 and to create a new experience.”

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