ISLAMABAD - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Midway Consortium decided to launch CNG buses on different routes of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. It would make the transport system more effective and would also reduce the commuters rush on the bus stops The commuters were facing difficulties after termination of Varan Tours. At that time Varan was providing comfortable travelling facility to the commuters of the twin cities but the service was terminated due to certain reasons. Meanwhile, people, mostly the government servants had complained of facing inconvenience due to absence of a proper transport system. They said that the CNG buses would provide better transport facility to the commuters. It has been learnt that 50 buses would be put on different routes of the twin cities and the number would be increased to 300. All the inter-city and intra-city transport companies would be allowed to use the bus terminals on payment. The owners of the existing public transport have lamented this decision. Saira Naseem, an employee in a private firm, said, "I am facing difficulties in the morning and off timings daily". She said her colleagues have to wait for half an hour, sometimes even an hour, for a wagon or mini-bus. She appreciated the Authority for taking the gallant step of starting CNG buses. Now the monopoly of the coaches plying on these routes would come to an end, he added. He also expected that new bus service would resolve the commuters' problems. "Commuters of the twin cities were facing the transport problem for the last several years and it is a good step by the government to resolve it," a commuter, Zeeshan Rasheed said. He also pointed out that every day thousands of people travel between the twin cities but due to shortage of transport they are often seen on every bus stop waiting for wagons and mini-buses.