Who We Are

The Priority Bus Route Unit was established to regulate and maintain the use of the Priority Bus Route, a major road artery that falls under the remit of the Ministry of Works and Transport.  The Priority Bus Route was introduced to alleviate traffic congestion in the East/West Corridor.  It serves as a major transit link providing quick and efficient movement for large numbers of people and decreasing the demand for private car usage. These benefits decrease congestion and pollution costs.

The Unit’s main functions are to issue and renew permits for private light-motor vehicle drivers and maxi taxi drivers seeking access. Permission to drive along the PBR is only given to red band Maxi Taxi drivers and PTSC busses moving passengers and to drivers with special authorization.