Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Firday, 15 May, visit bus depots to inspect COVID-19 measures and handover PPE’s.
In a statement released by the department on Twitter, Mbalula will first visit the PUTCO bus depot in the morning to monitor and inspect compliance with measures put in place to protect passengers against the coronavirus.
The minister will also receive PPE donation from Royal Danish Embassy during for buses.
Thereafter, he will inspect City of Tshwane’s bus rapid transport regulations compliance.
Rea Vaya inspection
Meanwhile, Mbalula visited Rea Vaya buses on Thursday and said he was not happy with the lack of implementation of COVID-19 restrictions.
“I am not happy with the execution. After this meeting, we will meet with people who are running these buses so that we ensure that there are marshals in these buses and at the stations so that people are able to keep social distance. But overall, inside the bus, people are sitting too close to each other.”