Bus transport in Pune (PMPML)Edit

Bus is not comfortable for any passenger,it's gives very bad effect on human being.........


PMPML (Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd.) was formed by merging the erstwhile PMT (Pune Municipal Transport) and PCMT (Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Transport) into a company in 2007. It is fully owned by the PMC and PCMC, and its charter is to provide a reliable, efficient, convenient bus service to the citizens of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad. PMPML is also currently (August 2008) responsible for running the BRT services in Pune.

Issues with current serviceEdit

Shortage of Buses

According to norms laid down by the Central Institute or Road Transport (CIRT), a city of the size of Pune (with a population of around 45 lakhs) should have about 2500 buses (50-55 buses per lakh population). However, as of August 2008, PMPML only has about 1300 buses in operation, including about 250 buses that have been hired from private operators. Moreover, a fair number of these 1000-odd buses owned by PMPML are also over 10 years old, and thus in need of replacement.

Brand Image

There is no consistent brand image of PMPML. Even the name PMPML is too clunky.

PMPML authorities should create a consistent and exciting look and feel to all aspects of its operations, from the colour of its buses, to uniforms, bus shelters, logo and even bus tickets.

Bus RoutesEdit

Complete list of bus routes

Route No 376 From Via To
21 Swargate Sanghavi
53 Pune Station Dhayari

Route no. 256 Corporation to Balewadi I have on suggestion that every bus stop must have a dust been box for dropping tickets that after journey most of people threw it here & there which look dirty around bus stop. pl look into this matter & take action. Thank you. Sunita Patwekar

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