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.

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  • Uganda:  Pioneer Easy Bus Company Set to Quit

    New Vision, 13 November 2012

    Pioneer Easy Bus company has announced it is likely to end its operations, following a standoff with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Government over its contract ... read more »

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Pioneer Easy Bus Company set to quit over wrangles with the goverment.

  • Uganda:  Rocky Road for Pioneer Buses

    The Independent, 5 November 2012

    Bus chaos yet another reminder of government failure to sort out public transport industry: read more »

  • Uganda:  Govt Failing Pioneer Bus - Public Transport Expert

    The 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? (analysis)

    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 »

  • Uganda:  KCCA to Probe Pioneer Bus Over High Fares

    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 »

  • Uganda:  Passenger Buses Revving to End Kampala's Traffic Nightmare (analysis)

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 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 »

  • Uganda:  Easy Bus Should Have Employed Taxi Operators (opinion)

    The 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 »