Busturas operates in the City of Siauliai. Siauliai is located in Northern part of Lithuania. The whole area of the city - 81,13 sq. km. Number of inhabitants in the City - 102 983 (in 2016) people. The passenger transport company counts its years from 1955.
“Busturas” is one of the Šiauliai City Municipal companies. Company is the only one public bus services provider in the city serving inhabitants of Siauliai at this moment. The main activity of the company is to carry passengers by established routes of local (urban and suburban), long distance and charter trips.
The company Busturas operates in accordance with the transport regulations and directives of the European Union, the Road Transport Code of the Republic of Lithuania, the Law on Transport Privileges of the Republic of Lithuania and the legal acts related to these laws, the contracts concluded with the Municipality of Šiauliai City, the Municipality of Šiauliai District and the State Road Transport Inspectorate under the Ministry of Transport and Communications and taking into account the needs of passengers and tourists.
Currently, the company operates in the territory of 59 thousand. sq. meters. The Company manages Siauliai Bus Station. Station is located in the city centre. The bus station may be easily reached by public bus.
The company employs 406 employees (in 2016), there are 220 drivers-conductors of all employees. The company owns 176 (112 are serving the city and 52 are for intercity purposes).
Company’s buses covered 9,713 million km through 2015 (5,5 mln. km in the City). Busturas carries 14, 2 million passengers per year (13,2 mln. passengers in the City). Total number of regular fixed routes - 74 (in the City - 39). Company serves domestic passengers from 5.00 a. m. to 11.00 p. m. The average length of routes:
- In the city – 18,4 km;
- Suburban – 34,6 km (intercity);
- Long-distance – 195,4 km (intercity).
Other services of the Company:
Busturas provides technical assistance on the road for other cars, buses; rents buses for special Occasions, Events, Excursions; rents advertising spaces in the buses, on the buses and other places; sells tickets for domestic and international bus routes of other companies; carries parcels with buses (quick and safe parcel delivery services); leases conference room, office spaces in the Bus station.
Currently, the company is involved in the following projects:
- Installation of an e-ticket system;
- Low-emission city bus replacement;
- Interurban bus renewal;
- Urban route bus renewal.