Over 4,300 citizens used BRT bus Wednesday


Published: 2021-07-29 11:30

Last Updated: 2021-10-22 06:21

Over 4,300 citizens used BRT bus Wednesday
Over 4,300 citizens used BRT bus Wednesday

The Director of the Transportation Operations Department in the Greater Amman Municipality, Khaled Abu Alim, told Amen FM that the number of those who used the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) reached 4,370 citizens Wednesday.

After a decade, the BRT in Jordan began its first phase of operation Tuesday, July 27.

The phase started loading passengers through a route that begins from the Sweileh passenger station towards Queen Rania Street, passing through the Sports City roundabout, and then heading to the Fifth Circle and arriving at Ras Al-Ain Station.

The media spokesman for the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM), Nasser Al-Rahamneh, revealed in previous statements to Roya that the BRT will operate in the first phase after infrastructure works have been completed, and will work to transport passengers during that stage.

Rahamneh further clarified details of the first route, which will witness trial operations wherein passengers will be transported from the Sweileh passenger station to the external patrols signal, Queen Rania Al Abdullah Street, Sports City Roundabout, Wadi Saqra, Sharif Nasser bin Jameel Street, Fifth Circle, Wadi Abdoun, all the way to Museum station in Ras al-Ain.

Rahamneh indicated that work in the other phases is in full swing, in order to fully operate the BRT fully on schedule.