- The Hubballi-Dharwad Bus Rapid Corridor System (HD-BRTS) will be formally inaugurated by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.
- The dedicated bus corridor, which is already ferrying close to 1 lakh commuters daily, was conceptualised and sanctioned in 2012.
- The World Bank has released 33% [`32 crore] of the total project cost of ` 970.87 crore, the remaining was funded by the State government.
- At present 100 air-conditioned ‘Chigari’ buses are plying on the BRTS and the procurement of an additional 55 electric buses is under way.
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