BUS and Taxi Owners Association of Zambia national chairman Sydney Chewe says members of the association have rejected the reduced bus fares which RTSA has proposed. Recently, the Road Transport and Safety Agency announced a reduction in bus fares effective August 7, 2022. This is due to the Energy Regulation Board’s decision to reduce the fuel pump prices by K3.56 per litre for petrol and K3.14 for diesel. RTSA head of public relations manager Fredrick Mubanga guided bus operators to revise bus fare charts and display them in all busses without fail. The agency reduced Intercity long distance bus fares by 14 percent while Lusaka local and other towns, including Copperbelt local and other towns’ bus fares, were reduced by…...

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