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Bus Commuter and Coach Services Sub-Sector Code for B-BBEE

1. Introduction and Background

1.3 Challenges facing the Bus Commuter and Coach Services Industry


1.3.1 The Bus Sector faces many challenges, among others are: Restructuring and transforming the current public transport system into a fully integrated, multi-modal network of public transport aimed at meeting the economic and social development needs of South Africa; Making bus transport  more accessible and affordable to users of public transport; Improving the quality, safety, punctuality and reliability of bus services and providing the relevant information to users of public transport; Recapitalization of operator vehicles outside the contract system; and Improving the infrastructure supporting bus services and public transport, e.g. dedicated public transport lanes, bus stops transfer stations, ticketing systems, passenger information systems, etc.