In a move to decongestant the city Nairobi city boss Johnson Sakaja has now made new orders and rules for matatu from the Rift valley nd western kenya. According to sources, Matatus Saccos plying the Western, Nyanza, and Rift Valley routes, will pick up and drop off passengers from the Green park Terminus from December 1, 2022.
The new governor of Nairobi county honourable Johnson Sakaja has been the leader of concern more so after the august elections.Today from the latest update,it was revealed that the new administration headed by Johnson Sakaja has banned matatus from Western and Rift valley from accessing the Nairobi CBD.
Residents of Those Estate Now Wants Kenya Urban Roads Authority to Place Speed Bumps at The Nairobi Northern Bypass at The Marurui section. Speaking to the Wananchi Reporting, The Residents Claimed that the accidents has increased in the area which they attribute to careless driving and speeding by drivers.
The move by Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja to ban Western and Rift Valley matatus from accessing Nairobi CBD from next month has elicited mixed reactions from kenyans. Kenyans have now claimed that this decision will be a huge blow to the luyha and Kalenjin community who majorly uses the two saccos to travel to and fro Nairobi.
The county administration in Nairobi has said that all PSVs be removed from the city's CBD. The county government announced the decision in a gazette notice issued by the office of the acting county secretary following a meeting with matatu drivers, owners, and county officials. At the end of the conference, it was decided that no longer would bus and taxis from the regions of Nyanza, Western, North Rift, South Rift, and Central Rift serve the Nairobi Central Business District for passenger pickup and drop-off.
Kenyans continue to criticize Governor Sakaja for his statement on Monday, November 21, allowing loud music in Matatus to be "part of our culture". In his meeting with the matatu operators, the governor declared, "The issue of graffiti and music in matatus is bad, this is naive and backward thinking, it is part of our culture, if one does not want to ride matatu with music, he/she should."
Uhuru Highway is one of the busy routes in Nairobi. Matatus and trucks are traversing the route ferrying both passengers and goods to the city. Increased demand to reduce pollution has led to the introduction of electric vehicles in the city. This is because they are environmental friendly and economical in terms of fuel consumption since they are rechargeable.
The matatu business is a very thriving business in our towns today. To be specific, Nairobi town, being as busy as it always is, has matatus both operating in the city centre and also outside the town. As a result of this availability of transport, many people often prefer to use this mode of transport compared to personal vehicles.some of the dilapidated vehicles are then used to unlawfully ferry passengers, especially at night.
Matatu culture in Kenya has always been perceived to be one of the unique thing to happen in Nairobi. This culture has been growing at a lightening speed. However, the Nairobi graffiti Matatu culture has been noticed in Indonesia leaving Kenyan in stitches. According to Kenyans the Matatu culture in Kenya is just on another level and can not be compared to other countries.The design of the Matatu culture in the foreign country has surprised Kenyan.
"HUU NI UKATILI" See What Police Officer Manning Roadblock InMwingi Did To Matatu Full Of Passengers
Photo courtesy Birazze incident has been reported today along busy highway in Mwingi, Kitui county hence eliciting mixed reactions among Kenyans netizens. According to the latest post by Sikika road safety through Facebook platform, police officers manning road block at Mwingi did unbelievable after commanding the driver to stop and later ignored their order.
The Matatu industry is one of the biggest in the country and has been contributing to the economy of the country in a big way over the many years that it has been in existence. Picture courtesy. The Governor of Nairobi County, Johnson Sakaja. This afternoon, according to the available reliable reports that we have with us from Governor Johnson Sakaja, children in school uniform will be carried for free by Matatus on the Nairobi roads.
Matatus employ nearly 10% of Nairobians either directly or indirectly. There are those who work as drivers, touts famously known as conductors and traffic control individual who help locate less congested routes for matatus to evade waste of time. These matatus are usually allowed to pick their passengers at the Central Business District (CBD).
The Kenyan Matatu Industry has been a growing and noticeable business given the fact the services they provide to their customers. The industry has been decorating their vehicles and playing music just to entertain consumers something which is good and doesn't come in expense of their money. However, according to one Chief Executive Officer of Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSk) Hon Ezekiel Mutua, the Matatu industry owes musicians a lot of money.
Runda Estate is considered one of the richest suburbs in the country. From quiet environment to controlled development, the area is considered one of the highly sorted for residence among the high class in the society. However the region has its own share of challenges, a post indicating the challenges and placed I one of the estate roads show how security is a major concern.
Nairobi county governor honourable Johnson Sakaja has revealed his latest plan with Matatu operators. This comes after he met with Nairobi matatu operators at City Hall. During the meeting, he said that students in Nairobi wearing uniform should be offered free transport. That this will help to boost them as they seek to quench their thirst in education.
According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that students and Pupils in school uniform will be carried by Matatus for free. Photo :Courtesy In a news report that has been shared by the county government of Nairobi, it has been revealed that Governor Sakaja has claimed that this is going to happen all over the city in attempts to get Pupils home safe.
President William Samoei Ruto is set to meet all Kenya Kwanza leaders as the fuel crisis continues. Matatus are also planning to increase fare prices and other transport costs as US issued statement few days after Ruto's colourful inauguration. Dr. William Samoei Ruto is planning a retreat in Naivasha with all his Kenya Kwanza leaders to ratify on the way forward amidst public uproar brought by increased fuel prices.
Outering Road is one of the busy routes in Nairobi linking vehicles to Thika road at Allsops junction. Government has heavily invested in expanding the road over the last five years to incorporate vehicles heading to Airport from Thika and Nairobi. However, the greatest challenge affecting transport is road accidents linked to drivers or riders recklessness.
The Nairobi governor Hon Johnson Sakaja today has revealed that loud music on matatus in Nairobi county is their culture which should not be removed. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, many matatus always out loud music on their cars so that to entertain the passangers.
Matatus are the major means of transport in Kenya's capital city and they have been at work for a very long time. The matatus have been a source of income for many people who are employed as touts and drivers. Soma matatus Saccos also employ control individuals who help to direct the matatus to routes that are less congested to save time.