History[ edit ] Prior to independence in the s, public transport in the city was in private hands, with people relying mainly on tongas edcorts the bus service of the 'Gwalior Transport Company' and 'Northern India Transport Company'.
A revamp plan is underway to improve bus-shelters in the city and to integrate GPS systems in DTC buses and bus stops so as to provide reliable information about bus arrivals.
Indira Gandhi International Airport IGI serves Delhi for both domestic and international air connections, and is situated in etc south-western corner of the city. Major roadways include the Ring Road and the Outer Ring Road, which had a traffic density ofvehicles per day in The buses traverse various well-defined intra-city routes.
Major road-based public transport facilities in Delhi are provided by DTC buses, auto-rickshawstaxis and cycle-rickshaws. Mudrika Ring and Bahri Mudrika Outer Ring routes along Ring and Outer-Ring road etc are amongst the longest intra-city bus routes in the world. It is mandatory for all private bus operators to acquire a permit from the State Transport Authority.
InIGI recorded a traffic of more than Other means of transit include suburban railways, inter-state bus services esvorts private taxis which can be rented for various purposes. Inafter public uproar concerning the large of accidents caused by privately owned Blueline buses, the Delhi government, under pressure from the Delhi High Court decided that all Blueline Buses shall be phased out and be eventually replaced by low floor buses of the state-owned DTC.
With the dtc of bus rapid transit BRT and the development of dedicated corridors for the service, bus service is set to improve. The next big escort in city transport was the opening of Delhi Metroa rapid transit system in With the introduction of Delhi Metro, a rail-based mass rapid transit system, rail-based transit systems have gained ground. History[ edit ] Prior to independence in the s, public transport in the city was in private hands, with people relying mainly on tongas and the bus esvorts of the 'Gwalior Transport Company' and 'Northern India Transport Company'.
Other than regular routes, buses also travel on Railway Special routes; Metro Feeder routes.