Sanwo-Olu Appoints Abimbola Akinajo Managing Director of LAMATA

Engr. Abimbola Akinajo is the new Managing Director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA). She is the first female and third Managing Director of the 16-year old transport planning, implementing, regulating and franchising authority. She succeeds Engr. Abiodun Dabiri. A chartered civil engineer with over 30 years post qualification experience, the last 25 of […]

Street designs to incorporate Non-Motorized Transport – LASG

Street designs to incorporate Non-Motorized Transport – LASG Street designs in Lagos State will henceforth be guided by the new Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) Policy of the State government which supports multiple uses for safe, active and ample space for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. The implication of the new policy, according to Mr. Ladi Lawanson, […]

Lagos Rail Line to commence passenger operation in 2022

Lagos Rail Line to commence passenger operation in 2022 The Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Blue Line Rail project has received a new lease following an agreement with Alstom SA of France to bring the mass transit project to passenger operation in 2022. Following a comprehensive review of the rail project, which ought to have […]

Lagos’ NMT most innovative, gets 200,000 Euros Grant

Lagos quest for implementing a Non-Motorised Transport system has received a boost of 200,000 Euros from German Government backed Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI). The grant was received Tuesday night by LAMATA’s Deputy Director, Corporate and Investment Planning, Mr. Uthman Obafemi Shitta-Bey and Corporate Legal Secretary, Mrs. Seun Sonoiki in Leipzig, Germany. In an email […]

LAMATA is BRT Regulator not Operator

The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has explained the need for Lagosians to understand its role as the midwife of an intermodal integrated transport system for Lagos and the mega city region. In a statement released recently, LAMATA said the explanation has become necessary following misconception by members of the public that it is […]