THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) says it has approved the request by bus operators to increase bus fares. The bus fares for Inter-Mine routes on the Copperbelt as well as Lusaka’s peri-urban have been increased by K3, while local routes for both provinces have been increased by K1.50. Meanwhile, intercity routes have been increased by 10 percent. In a statement, Monday, RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga said the new bus fares were effective July 12. “The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has approved the request by bus operators to increase bus fares, pursuant to Section 108 (11) of the Road Traffic Act No. 11 of 2002. Following a consultative meeting with bus operators held last…...

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