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10 ‘power-packed’ buses reach Mumbai

The eco-friendly vehicles will cater to the office-goers in Bandra, Bandra Kurla Complex, and the Kurla and Sion railway stations.

26 Sep 2017 6:56 AM

Single-ticket app comes closer to reality

The chief minister said that the underground and elevated metro lines will be unaffected if floods occur.

22 Sep 2017 2:37 AM

Ola, Uber took toll on AC bus operations: BEST

The petition also stated that even if local trains exist, most senior citizens, women and students are used to travelling by AC buses.

22 Sep 2017 2:15 AM

Shiv Sena chief praises BMC, BEST employees’ ‘diligence’

The BMC employees were seen manning the pumping stations and standing near manholes.

31 Aug 2017 2:33 AM

Buses, trains no match for the rains

With railways and roads waterlogged, communters found themselves stranded.

30 Aug 2017 9:33 PM


Faulty machines led to free rides, claims BEST

Conductors issued old-grid tickets but these fell short.

24 Aug 2017 2:27 AM

More buses should run on main highways: Experts

The suggestions were put forth to the BEST management and committee members in a meeting held at Electric House on Saturday afternoon.

20 Aug 2017 2:06 AM

Plan to launch BEST buses for women delayed

The proposal was a part of the undertaking’s effort to provide safe and exclusive commute to working women.

15 Aug 2017 2:18 AM

AC buses not a fundamental right: BEST

The court has said that the decision to close down AC buses was taken after considering that they were a major loss-making service.

13 Aug 2017 1:36 AM

BEST to go for more profitable circuit routes

The Crawford market – Churchgate ring route has been assessed by BEST to be equivalent to nearly 950 taxi trips in south Mumbai.

11 Aug 2017 12:56 AM


BEST lost 90 per cent revenue on strike day

The BEST bus strike on Monday for the rights of 36,000 workers has cost the undertaking more than it thought it would.

10 Aug 2017 3:08 AM

BEST union takes poll route to decide on strike

Union leaders have said they will sit with the joint action committee and come to a decision by Monday on when to go on strike.

20 Jul 2017 2:09 AM

Wait for BEST AC buses gets longer

The management justified King-Long saying that they are cheaper by Rs 14 to 15 lakhs as compared to Tata.

18 Jul 2017 2:04 AM

Slum dwellers upset as BEST shifts totally to online

Ironically, the system was brought in to benefit these very same slum dwellers who keep shifting addresses.

18 Jul 2017 1:46 AM

Give spine-injured drivers lighter jobs: HC to BEST

The drivers had suffered injuries to their spinal cord due to driving BEST buses for nearly 15-20 years.

06 Jul 2017 2:25 AM


To pay employees, BEST asks BMC for Rs 2,000 crore grant

But BMC has put forth conditions for the grant.

28 Jun 2017 1:17 AM

Mumbai Metro expansion may doom BEST operations

In the past three years, BEST has lost more than six lakh passengers.

27 Jun 2017 3:09 AM

Neck-deep in loss, BEST still doling out concessions

BEST requires around Rs 140 crore each month to pay salaries of its approximately 4,200 employees.

25 Jun 2017 1:47 AM

This is not the BEST way to go

Conductor, drivers get only 50 per cent salary, threaten to strike on June 22.

21 Jun 2017 12:59 AM

Women to drive ST buses soon

The transport department had advertised for 7000 posts for drivers in ST, for which it had reserved 33 per cent for women.

15 Jun 2017 1:19 AM