I want to draw the attention of City government towards poor transport of Karachi.Karachi is a big and metropolitan city of Pakistan.Being the biggest and the backbone of the country's economy it should be the model city in all the aspects but unluckily it seems that all the problems are for khi-iets whether it be the electricity problem,water shortage,drainage system or the transport.Though city government has built-up many over-head bridges and under-passes.No doubt this all is worth appreciation but at the same time there should be a strict check on the bus drivers as well as on the conditions of buses.As there is no check and balance over them bus drivers do very and rash dangerous driving .
They also break rules:
1.By playing the songs in full volume.
Last week I was coming back to home via bus when suddenly it caught the fire.Reason was driver seemed drunk and was listening songs in ears-bursting volume.Luckily all the passengers remained safe and no harm came to anyone.
I have noticed when two buses of same route are close to each other, both of the bus drivers try to cross and overtake each other as if there is some sort of bus-competition going on.This risk the lives of several passengers sitting in the buses.Moreover,in order to win these illegal competitions they don't give enough time to passengers to step out from the bus properly after they reach their destinations which may also cause injuries and sometimes dangerous accidents.
As a student I request City government to please launch the buses for "Female students" as Punjab government did and keep the fares low.Buses for female students are an increasing demand now because the simple mini buses running in all over the city don't have enough space for the girls. They contain a very little sized compartment for girls which is also over crowded with the gents.As a result girls feel insecure and uncomfortable inside.
Plus, the songs which are being played in the buses have very vulgar language and are contradictory to our cultural values and ethics.Therefore "tape recorders" should be strictly banned and government should take more measures to make sure the comfortable environment for all the passengers equally..
Use of extra mirrors:
Usage of extra mirrors should also be banned,drivers and conductors harass the female passengers indirectly via looking in those mirrors.I cant understand why on earth they use so many mirrors inside when they cant be used in anyway other than harassment.
This is the voice of many Khi-iets, specially students.We all shall be grateful to City government if our voice is heard!