Public transportation gets a boost in Tehran, Qom

Financial Tribune – From adding new vehicles to the public bus fleet to purchasing new wagons for the subway, urban managers across Iran are taking measures for tackling air pollution and facilitating the daily commute of citizens.

The capital Tehran and its neighboring cities of Qom and Karaj have recently been at the forefront of upgrading urban transportation system.

A new electric bus line will soon be launched in Tehran’s District 12, connecting Shoush to Rah-Ahan Square in the eastern part of the city, Tasnim News Agency reported.

According to Peiman Sanandaji, the head of Tehran Bus Company, 15 electric buses have been refitted to return to resume service after undergoing a complete overhaul.