Following the price hike of fuel oil, the transport cost on long route buses has increased by some 22 per cent. Fare for long route buses has increased by 40 paisa to Tk 2.20 per kilometre.
The bus fare in the two cities has increased by 16 per cent. The bus fare per kilometre in Dhaka and Chattogram has increased by 35 paisa to Tk 2.5 per kilometre.
The lowest bus fare in the two cities has fixed at Tk 10. The lowest fare for minibuses in the two cities has been fixed at Tk 8.