Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Mayor C. Jayan Babu has said that the city Corporation has expedited steps to procure and commence the service of low-floor buses in the city. In a statement issued here on Saturday, the Mayor said that the Corporation had already presented the route list provided by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSTRC) in the council and handed over the modified route list to it.

The Corporation was sanctioned Rs. 53.4 crore to procure low-floor buses under the Urban Transport Project of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission in February 2009. The project includes purchase of 30 AC Volvo buses and 120 Ashok Leyland buses.