Two free motorbike parking lots for passengers who are students will be opened tomorrow at two bus stations in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal public transport agency said.
One of the lots is located at the Saigon Bus Station in Zone B of 23/9 Park in District 1, and the District 8 Bus Station on National Highway 50 in Ward 5, District 8, said the HCMC Public Passenger Transportation Management and Operation Center.
From October 1 on, passengers who are students can park their bikes for free at these facilities before getting on a bus.
The parking time is from 4:30 am till 10:30 pm everyday.
To be eligible to use the free facilities, students are required to show student cards to the parking staff when they park their bikes and a bus ticket when the take their vehicles out, the center said.
If students use the free parking service outside the above hours or they fail to show a bus ticket, they are required to pay a fee in accordance with current regulations.
In related news, the city transport authorities are developing four underground parking projects in Le Van Tam Park, Trong Dong Stage, Hoa Lu Stadium and Tao Dan Park in District 1 to ease the overload of current parking lots in the city.