On Thursday, January 31, the Ministry of Transport released a newly approved transport fare structure for commercial vehicles operating around Monrovia. The new structure reflects a 40 percent decrease in much of the fares.
Although the Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently announced a reduction in the prices of gasoline and diesel on the Liberian market with immediate effect, commuters in Grand Bassa are complaining that drivers are still charging the same amount.
Authorities in Bong have put an immediate halt to the pavement of two streets in Gbarnga, the Madam Suakoko Street and Gbarnga Broad Street. The project was being constructed by Sidani Group Holding.
The Ministry of Transport says it has registered 3,100 motorcycles in Nimba and collected L$11,119,525 (US$70,377) and US$6,100 in registration fees.
Commercial drivers in Bong have resumed normal traffic activities following Monday’s protest that saw drivers refuse to run traffic.
The mayor of Paynesville, Pam Belcher-Taylor, has embarked on a 90-day exercise to clear the area around ELWA Junction amid complaints of increasing criminal activities and traffic congestion.
The Ministry of Transport has started inspecting the registration documents of vehicles operating in Nimba, including cars, trucks, and motorcycles.
After recent reports of increased accidents on the Buchanan-Monrovia highway led to citizens calling for authorities to do more, police in Grand Bassa have started enforcing road safety laws along the highway.