' Green ' bus line will start in the summer of 2018 in Rabat

New environmentally-friendly buses will in the summer of 2018 in the city of Rabat in use.

Mohamed S, vice president of the Al-Assima group responsible for the delegated management of urban transport, told the Moroccan news agency MAP that the modernisation of transport services in the capital of the Kingdom will take place by the introduction of the new "green" bus line.

Al Assima launched an international tender in February for the busproject, but "the identity of the person who the project best cash will only be revealed in the summer of 2018," said S.

Al Assima added that the tender was carried out in two phases. The first was a pre-selection phase, while the second stage the proposals studied.

Since 2009, the city transport in the cities of Rabat, Sale, Skhirate and Temara in the hands of a solid service that Veolia. This has, however, chosen to evade the city transport in Rabat and his contract. After the abstraction has taken over the management of the Stareo network, reports Moroccoworldnews.

Al Assima strives to with the "green" bus line to relieve traffic congestion in the city.

The 1084 kilometers long transportation network in Rabat-Sale-Skhirat-Temara is used by 58 lines. The number of passengers is estimated at 60 million people per year.

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