During the first quarter of this year, the branch of the General Authority for Regulating Land Transport Affairs in Sana'a Governorate achieved positive indicators in improving the performance of transport sorting and revenue collection fees.
The director of the authority's branch in the governorate, Ahmed Hajar, explained to the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) that tangible results were achieved after merging the transport offices with the authority in addressing many problems and correcting the imbalances in the performance of the transport sorting and collection process.
He stated that the authority’s branch adopted an executive plan in the programs and activities of coordinating mechanisms and frameworks for organizing ten major sorting tasks in the districts of Sanhan, Bani Matar, Bani Hashish and Hamadan, and organizing car parks and sorting related to transporting passengers within the governorate through the streets leading to the capital’s secretariat.
Hajar reported that 90 percent of the achievements have been achieved in the mechanisms of improving transport sorting fees, points and sites for collecting crusher fees in 14 locations at the entrances to the capital, ending squatters and imbalances in collection vessels and aspects of transport revenues of all kinds.
He indicated that awareness programs, coordination activities, reformulation of the regulations governing the performance of the authority, field campaigns, intensification of field visits and strengthening of oversight contributed to the application of regulations for the regulation of land transport affairs and the increase in revenue from collection fees and in accordance with transparent legal controls.
Hajar pointed out that the authority's branch works up-to-date through the operations room, the public administration and receiving complaints, on studying, monitoring and evaluating the status of transport sorting in the governorate, especially those related to the entrances to the Capital Municipality, regulating their performance and controlling violations.
He pointed out that the authority's branch is currently working on developing a time plan to implement interim programs to follow up on the mechanisms of organizing routes for passenger transportation and achieve more discipline in sorting transport to prevent traffic congestion and bottlenecks and control drivers who violate regulations and instructions.
He called on the concerned authorities to cooperate with the monitoring and collection committees and teams in overcoming obstacles and difficulties in order to ensure the implementation of procedures related to the activity of the authority's branch and its legal executive regulations in collecting fees for heavy, medium and light transportation.
He also called on citizens and relevant authorities to report any violations of traffic controls and sort out passenger transport to ensure facilitating the passage of vehicles and means of transport on the lines and to avoid jams and obstruction of vehicle traffic.
The director of the authority’s branch praised the support of the governorate leadership to the authority in implementing its tasks and plans to correct the imbalances, especially after merging the transport offices with the authority and contributing to the improvement and development of financial indicators