31, August,09 School ended at 11am today due to small attendance! Only 2,500 buses out of 12,000 went on strike. Taxis, rickshaws and motorcycles were business as usual. Extra traffic on roads caused delays,
India, Goa public transporttion strike, cargo transporters, buses, taxi operators, rickshaws and two wheeler pilots, motorcycle, tourist vehicles 31, August,09 for 24 hours. Entire transport system in the State will be paralysed. Will affect tourists, no taxi at airport and train stations.
Why: Government implementing and refusing to defer High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) and the hike in fees for obtaining pollution certificates which have tripled.
Buses were Rs 100 now Rs 250.
Taxi were Rs 25 now Rs 125
Motorists were 25 now Rs 65
We need local source!
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Goa, west coast of India, capital Panaji, smallest state, fourth smallest in population. Great Goan beaches, perfect tourist destination. Goa's Internationl airport is Dabolim Airport, Public transport is mainly private buses and Government run buses, maintained by the Kadamba Transport Corporation, links major routes (like the Panjim–Margao route)
Goa Public Transport Operators’ Federation
Vice President of the Federation Sudesh Kalangutkar
Transport Minister Sudin Dhavlikar
North Goa Bus Owners Association.