Buses return, so does trouble

  • Passengers scramble to get on a bus in Dhaka’s Farmgate on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

    Passengers scramble to get on a bus in Dhaka’s Farmgate on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

  • Passengers scramble to get on a bus in Dhaka’s Farmgate on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

    Passengers scramble to get on a bus in Dhaka’s Farmgate on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

  • Traffic returned to normal in Chattogram on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Traffic returned to normal in Chattogram on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Traffic returned to normal in Chattogram on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Traffic returned to normal in Chattogram on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus lockdown on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Passengers scramble to hop on a bus in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Passengers scramble to hop on a bus in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Like many others, a helper of the bus driver in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass shows no respect for mandatory coronavirus health rules on Thursday, May 6, 2021 although the government allowed public transports to resume intra-city services on condition that the operators and passengers follow the rules. Photo: Suman Babu

    Like many others, a helper of the bus driver in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass shows no respect for mandatory coronavirus health rules on Thursday, May 6, 2021 although the government allowed public transports to resume intra-city services on condition that the operators and passengers follow the rules. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Commuters risk their lives to travel on the footboard of a small passenger carrier in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Commuters risk their lives to travel on the footboard of a small passenger carrier in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Commuters risk their lives to travel on the footboard of a small passenger carrier in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Commuters risk their lives to travel on the footboard of a small passenger carrier in Chattogram’s Tiger Pass on the first day of resumption of intra-city public transport services amid a coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu