Transport Minister Chadchat Suttipunt almost hit the right mark on his mission to please passengers relying on public buses in Greater Bangkok.
For him, the best way to truly understand the problem and feel the plight of commuters is to be a part of them. That was translated into an instruction to officials from C-9 level up at the Transport Ministry to keep their cars at home at least once a week and take a bus to work until the end of next month.
The idea popped into his mind after commuters lodged complaints about the long wait at bus stops, especially during the evening rush hour when they just want to return home from a long day at work.
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