Source:Surat Smart City Development Limited (2018)
Surat is among the fastest developing city in the world. It has ranked 4th developing city of the world. Surat city is well-known for its diamond polishing business, textile market business, Real estate business. As a city develops it attracts many people around the city as well as far away from the city. Due to this population increases; and one can say that increase in population is directly proportional to the increase in traffic density. There is a substantial change of transportation condition in Surat city in last 3 years. SMC has introduced a high-quality public transport through BRTS for 30 Km route in Phase-I which has improved liveability and contributed to economic development. Phase-II of BRTS is about 42 Km. At present, in Surat city there are city buses (Citilink) & BRTS buses in operation. SMC has finalized Master plan for induction of 2000 city buses and 300 BRTS buses, in the next 3 years.