HCMC to deploy electric bus routes in the first quarter
According to , HCMC will test five for 24 months beginning in . Following a recommendation from the , Le Hoa Binh, , authorized on Monday.
During the trial period, the city will charge the same ticket prices for the new service as it does for buses that run on (CNG) - VND3,000 (13 cents) each trip for students, and VND5,000 to VND7,000 for other customers.
The five electric bus routes that will be introduced are as follows: VB01 between Vinhomes Grand Park in Thu Duc City and Emart mall in Go Vap District; VB02 between Vinhomes Grand Park and Tan Son Nhat Airport; VN03 between Vinhomes Grand Park and Saigon Bus Station in District 1; VN04 between Vinhomes Grand Park and New Mien Dong Station in Thu Duc; and VB05 between Vinhomes Grand Park, New Mien Dong Station and Vietnam National University Urban Area. There are now 126 bus routes in Ho Chi Minh City. Electric buses with less than 15 seats have previously been tested in and the Can Gio District.
How many bus routes are there in the city presently?
Who is Le Hoa Binh?
Buses are currently mostly running on