The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is no less controversial three years after its inception. Proponents argue it provides them with an alternative mode of transport. Critics, however, slam the service for compounding traffic congestion.
A BRT bus picks up commuters during rush hour. The service has drawn mixed reactions from city residents. PATIPAT JANTHONG
The BRT, the brainchild of former Bangkok governor Apirak Kosayodhin, runs in a dedicated lane blocked to the main traffic. The 15-km Chong Nonsi-Ratchaphruek route is one of the busiest in Bangkok.
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