First Bus Company in Kampala, Uganda to Quit Over Govt Wrangles
Pioneer Easy Bus company has announced it's intention to end operations in Kampala following a standoff with the City Authority over its contract terms. The company started operations after a strike by taxi operators who dominate the city's public transport and charge exorbitant fares.
Pioneer Easy Bus Company set to quit over wrangles with the goverment.
Uganda: Rocky Road for Pioneer Buses
Independent (Kampala), 5 November 2012
Bus chaos yet another reminder of government failure to sort out public transport industry: Read more »
Observer, 30 October 2012
On March 12, the red buses of Pioneer Easy Bus (PEB) started plying city routes, raising expectations of a fundamental change in public transport. Read more »
Uganda: Were Pioneer Easy Buses Rushed?
New Vision, 27 October 2012
Even before the buses hit Kampala roads, there was a buzz on the latest 'big thing' in the city. Read more »
New Vision, 30 June 2012
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) will probe Pioneer Easy Bus Company for hiking transport fares in the city without consulting the authority. Read more »
RNW Africa, 25 April 2012
Last month, Kampala witnessed the introduction of 100 big, bright orange buses meant to decongest the notoriously busy city. Riders are enthusiastic about their low fares and… Read more »
Observer, 23 March 2012
Betty Nambooze Bakireke, Mukono municipality MP and Shadow Local Government minister, has been outspoken against PEB. Michael Mubangizi talked to them in our crossfire on the… Read more »