Promotion of user-friendly Public Transport Systems (Bus & Bus Shelters) in Delhi- Implementation Strategies

During the course of research study on accessibility of buses and Bus Q Shelters (BQS) conducted in 2005, Samarthyam had suggested to various concerned departments to make the bus shelters universally accessible. In 2006, the entire route of 620 buses (on which the Low Floor Buses are plying) i.e. from Hauz Khas terminus to Shivaji Stadium terminus has been selected for the same. Drawings and sketches with universal designs of BQS are being implemented by both DTC (225 BQS) and NDMC (197 BQS). Samarthyam is monitoring the construction process and Delhi NCR and other adjoining cities have similar designs of accessible bus shelters. Samarthyam has stressed to provide kerb ramps and tactile tiles including Braille information signage..

Samarthyam had suggested to various concerned departments to make the bus shelters universally accessible. In 2006, the entire route of 620 buses (on which the Low Floor Buses are plying) i.e. from Hauz Khas terminus to Shivaji Stadium terminus has been selected for the same.