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On February 13, a grand ceremony themed with Better Travel, Better Life was held in Santo Domingo, the capital city of Dominica, to mark the official handover of 141 units Zhongtong 12-meter buses to the local bus operator. The arrival of these buses is set to usher in a brand new era of public transport in Dominica.
Hosted by the Dominican presidential office, the handover ceremony was witnessed by over 1,000 distinguished guests, including Dominican president Luis Abinader, and his wife. Various media outlets also broadcast the handover ceremony live.
According to Zhongtong, some of its buses will work on the busiest streets Winston Churchill Avenue and Charle de Gaulle Avenue. With a total distance of 12 km, the bus route connecting the two major avenues has 62 stations. In addition, Some Zhongtong buses will be put on Santo Domingo’s outer ring road with a total distance of 24.52 km and 94 stations.
To meet the operation needs, Zhongtong bus has a three-step access and a wheel-chair elevator. It has six seats for senior citizens and those physically challenged. Its airbag supported seat and three-point safety belt provide a safer and more comfortable working environment for bus drivers.
In recent years, Zhongtong has been gaining a fast growing popularity in Dominica thanks to its high-quality bus products and well-connected after-sales service network. In 2020, 30 units Zhongtong buses were put into operation on the prosperous Nunez-de Cáceres Avenue in Santo Domingo, which im