Bus Fares

FOLLOWING a drop in the fuel pump price announced recently by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB), bus fares have also been reduced.

Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) Head Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga says the reduction will be effected tomorrow.

“RTSA wishes to announce the reduction in bus fares, following the drop in fuel pump price announced by ERB recently.From the foregoing, the new bus fares are as follows:Approved Bus Fare Reduction Average percentage Intercity Long Distance14.0 percent, Copperbelt Local and other towns K5.00,Lusaka Local and other towns K5.00, Inter-Mine/Peri-Urban Copperbelt K7.00,Lusaka Peri-Urban K7.00. The new bus fares are effective 7th August, 2022,” he said.

Mr Mubanga said further, bus operators are guided to revise the bus fare charts and display in all the buses accordingly.

2 COMMENTS

  1. IT IS UNFAIR FOR THE GOVT TO LEAVE PRICES OF ALL GOODS AND SERVICES TO THE CAPITALIST WHIMS AND CAPRICES. ZAMBIA CANNOT AFFORD A FULLY FLEDGED CAPITALIST ECONOMY BECAUSE FOR MOST GOODS AND SERVICES, DEMAND AND SUPPLY ARE YET TO BE FULLY CONTROLLED BY PURE MARKET FORCES.

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