If a government proposal becomes adopted, all trotro operators will be required to affiliate with a transport union or risk penalty. The new regulation is widely regarded as a form of greater state control over the informal transport sector for taxation purposes. Many trotro drivers do not belong to unions Continue Reading
Trotro services in Accra may be disrupted this week if the Concern Drivers Union of Ghana makes good its determination to hold a massive demonstration in protest against high fuel prices. According to the group, the incumbent NPP government promised to reduce a gallon of fuel to GHS 10 when Continue Reading
Trotro fares will go up by 15%, effective Thursday 6th April, 2017. The increment is in line with the bi annual fares review. The first review for this year has been overdue due to inability of the government to agree with the transport operators over whether they should increase the Continue Reading
Some drivers may have increased trotro fares in the city of Accra. They complain that the first bi-annual fare increment is long overdue whilst fuel prices keep increasing. They therefore make losses if they continue to charge old fares. Fixing of trotro bus fares is a voluntary collaboration between government Continue Reading
In this photo, vehicles travel along the Nungua Labadi trotro route along the Beach road, in Accra, Ghana. This intersection is at the north entrance of the Royal La Palm Beach Hotel at Labadi. Trotro buses approaching from Tema, Nungua and Teshie [left], will go on straight to Osu, Accra, Continue Reading
Its very early in the day and this trotro bus will need to wait for some time before it fills up with passengers. Trotro buses do not have fixed times for departure. They move off on the discretion of the driver or when its full. In this photo taken on Continue Reading
The Labadi Palmwine trotro route adjoins the Wireless street and onwards to Labone. Its a short cut to the Ring Road Central and often chosen by trotro drivers who need to reach Osu, cantonments or Danquah circle quickly.
Trotro buses park in front of the GCB Tower at Nkrumah Circle, Accra, Ghana due to ongoing works at the new Kwame Nkrumah Interchange.
The Kaneshie Dansoman troutro route passes through Zongo Junction. At this point, the bus can male a l;ef turn to Circle, straight on to Latebiorkorshie or move on to Dansoman trough Russia. Its a busy intersection with lots of shops and food services. In this photo, the camera is facing Continue Reading
The new flyover at Nkrumah circle provides a quick trotro route to Kaneshie and Mallam. From Kanda or Osu, the bus goes over the interchange and descends at New Times corporation. This route helps the bus save about 30 minutes of delay incurred when meandering the maze of other trotro Continue Reading