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Bus Rapid Transit operations to begin in April

Operations of the Bus Rapid Transit ( BRT), which uses specialised buses on dedicated lanes for fast movement within urban settlements, will begin in April this year. The Greater Accra Transport Executive (GAPTE), which will be responsible for the bus operations, will test run the system and carry out training when the first 10 buses arrive in the country by the end of March. The Director of the Department of Urban Roads (DUR), Mr Abass... Read More »

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Operations of the Bus Rapid Transit ( BRT), which uses specialised buses on dedicated lanes for fast movement within urban settlements, will begin in April this year. The Greater Accra Transport Executive (GAPTE), which will be responsible for the bus operations, will test run the system and carry out training when the first 10 buses arrive in the country by the end of March. The Director of the Department of Urban Roads (DUR), Mr Abass… Read More &raquo

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Okada Trade Booms; Ministry of Transport, Police in blame game

The Ministry of Transport and the police are embroiled in a blame game over the booming Okada business in Accra. While the police say they are winning the fight against the business, the Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, blames the police for their inability to enforce the law banning the commercial operation of motorbikes otherwise known as Okada. The Commander of the Accra Central Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), Chief Superintendent Anderson Fosu-Ackaah,... Read More »

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The Ministry of Transport and the police are embroiled in a blame game over the booming Okada business in Accra. While the police say they are winning the fight against the business, the Minister of Transport, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, blames the police for their inability to enforce the law banning the commercial operation of motorbikes otherwise known as Okada. The Commander of the Accra Central Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), Chief Superintendent Anderson Fosu-Ackaah,… Read More &raquo

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Tema Port and Free Zones to be linked via rail

The Tema Free Zone area is expected to soon boast of a world class railway line linking the industrial hub to the Tema Port to facilitate the exportation of finished products out of the country. LMI group of companies is investing close to 30 million dollars in the project expected to start by the end of May, 2015. The 12 month project is expected to facilitate trade and significantly reduce the cost involved in transporting... Read More »

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The Tema Free Zone area is expected to soon boast of a world class railway line linking the industrial hub to the Tema Port to facilitate the exportation of finished products out of the country. LMI group of companies is investing close to 30 million dollars in the project expected to start by the end of May, 2015. The 12 month project is expected to facilitate trade and significantly reduce the cost involved in transporting… Read More &raquo

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Expansion of rail network in to begin April

The Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA) and its allied bodies have re-activated a master plan to expand the country’s rail network by 4,000 km. Estimated at $21 billion, the rehabilitation and modernisation project is expected to begin by the end of April this year and be completed in 33 years. The construction of new lines will be undertaken in phases to link the entire country and the sub-region. Some financial consortium have come on board... Read More »

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The Ghana Railway Development Authority (GRDA) and its allied bodies have re-activated a master plan to expand the country’s rail network by 4,000 km. Estimated at $21 billion, the rehabilitation and modernisation project is expected to begin by the end of April this year and be completed in 33 years. The construction of new lines will be undertaken in phases to link the entire country and the sub-region. Some financial consortium have come on board… Read More &raquo

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CILT Ghana appointed member of reconstituted Ministerial Advisory Board for the Ministry of Transport

The reconstituted ministerial advisory board of the Ministry of Transport has been inaugurated in Accra. The board is to promote constant interaction between the ministry and users of its services and advise the minister on adjustments in policy direction, planning objectives and operations strategies.The minister, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, who inaugurated the board, expressed her gratitude to all the previous board members who had assisted the ministry in diverse ways. She also said the ministry had... Read More »

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The reconstituted ministerial advisory board of the Ministry of Transport has been inaugurated in Accra. The board is to promote constant interaction between the ministry and users of its services and advise the minister on adjustments in policy direction, planning objectives and operations strategies.The minister, Mrs Dzifa Attivor, who inaugurated the board, expressed her gratitude to all the previous board members who had assisted the ministry in diverse ways. She also said the ministry had… Read More &raquo

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