LAMATA upgrades to e-ticketing system, eliminates paper tickets
The many hiccups in the use of paper tickets on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and Bus Franchise Scheme (BFS) will be eliminated with the soon-to-be-deployed e-ticketing system, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has assured. The pilot scheme commenced on Monday 6th June 2011. More...
Lagos Rail project will be the most impactful – Fashola
The Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) project will be the most multi-dimensional and most impactful efforts of the Lagos State Government at combating Lagos’ untamed traffic congestion, which has had adverse effect on the economy and the environment, the State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) has said. Read More...
BRT gets marginal fares increase
Twenty eight months after it began operations, Africa’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system began the implementation of a new fare regime on 1 August 2010, four weeks after serving notice of increase to commuters. Read More...
LAMATA strengthens LASTMA with patrol vans for BRT Monitoring
The Lagos State Government signaled its hardest warning yet with the introduction of five additional patrol vehicles by the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) for use by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to combat flagrant abuse of the BRT lanes by unauthorized motorists. Read More...
BRT reduces emission in Lagos
The introduction of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system on the Mile 12 to CMS corridor has engendered a cleaner environment with a huge reduction of about 13 per cent in carbon dioxide and 20 per cent in green house gas effect (GHG). Read More..
Construction of Okokomaiko-Marina Rail line set to begin
With a bold inscription, “We are ready,” the contractor appointed to build the Okokomaiko-Marina Lagos Rail Mass Transit, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) set the stage for the commencement of one of the rail line for Lagos, which is capable of moving over three hundred thousand passengers daily at Read More..
LAMATA BRT, BFS move .4m passengers on New Year Eve, New Year Day
The bus free ride offered citizens in Lagos on New Year Eve and New Year Day is government's way of promoting use of comfortable and reliable public transport. Read More..
LAMATA boss seeks safety command centre
The Managing Director, Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has called for an apex body that will be responsible for the safety issues in the country. Read More..
LAMATA boss emerges Transport Planner of the Year
…Dedicates award to Fashola, Lagosians
The Managing Director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Dr. Dayo Mobereola, has described the Mile 12 to CMS Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system as one which contributes to upholding human dignity at award ceremony in London, dedicating the award to Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) and Lagosians who daily ride on the BRT.Read More...
Fashola pledges active legislation for Lagos Rail projects
… assures investors of security of investment
Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) has assured potential investors in the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) projects of the security of their investment, saying the State has a robust legislation on law and order as well as one that secures the culture of civic responsibility. Read More...
Lagos Rail excites Asian investors
Investors from Asian countries have shown interest in the Lagos Rail Mass Transit
project for which the Lagos State Government is committed to building its infrastructure. Read More...
Use BRT lane, go to jail – Fashola warns
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) Sunday warned that fines may no longer be an option for those caught using the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lanes. Read More...
Fashola restates commitment to build two rail lines
With the successful launch and operations of the Bus Rapid Transit System, Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of Lagos State has restated government commitment to building two rail lines to improve commuting in the state. Read More...
World Bank to make Lagos BRT reference for other cities – World Bank chief
The Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is soon to become a reference system for other cities planning to implement such mass transportation system. Read More...