Nairobi gets go-ahead for new $4m transport system
By ALLAN OLINGO, The EastAfrican
Nairobi County is ready to launch an urban transport system after the National Treasury agreed to finance it.
Last month, the acting director-general of public debt management at the Treasury, Jackson Kinyanjui, wrote to Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure accepting the proposal for the allocation of $4 million for the construction of the Mass Rapid Transit System.
The 167km project will see the construction of new roads and railway lines linking the city to several satellite towns.