STMA to issue Route Operating permit for transport operators in 2019- Mayor

To help the city authorities regulate the activities, and also improve the services of transport operators in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis, a Route Operating Permit shall in 2019 be issued to every licensed public vehicle, Mayor for the STMA, Anthony K.K Sam has hinted.

The issuance of the permit, as indicated by Mr K.K Sam, will bring about orderliness and discipline at the various transport terminals, and ease congestion in the Central Business District.

Speaking at the fourth session of the seventh assembly of the STMA, Mr Anthony. K. K Sam intimated that the necessary engagements with transport operators and other stakeholders have been taken, to build some understanding and appreciation for the new permit.

“For effective introduction of this policy, transport operators who are operating in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis have been adequately engaged for better understanding and appreciation of the new permit”, he noted

Mr. K.K Sam continued that; ”the advantages of the permit among others include the assembly’s ability to take full control over the transport operators and improve services for the general public”

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