The National Transit Authority(NTA) has announced the arrival of four new buses which are intended to increase access to mass transit services in Liberia. The NTA is clothed with the authority to provide affordable convenient and reliable mass transit services to the people of Liberia.
According to a press release, the new buses were built with four wheel drive, luggage compartment, fans and hydraulic brakes. These special features, especially four wheel drive capacity and multiple luggage compartments, were procured by based on the intent of the NTA management to extend its mass transit services to two additional counties to satisfy the transportation needs of the citizens. The Management of NTA plans to establish two new routes to Lofa and Grand Gedeh counties following an imminent road assessment by its Operations Department.
“The public shall be duly notified of our schedule for the two new routes after the assessment is favorable. We are also pleased to inform you of the arrival of four Indian Nationals who are here to help build the technical capacity of our mechanics and other personnel in our workshop. The team of Indian technicians shall spend the next one year in Liberia, training and working with our mechanics to trouble shoot and solve technical problems that may arise on the buses intermittently,” the press release disclosed.