Chandigarh Transport Undertaking came into existence on Ist November, 1966 with the creation of Union Territory of Chandigarh and 30 buses were transferred from Punjab to Chandigarh Administration. With the growth of city and to cope up with the public demand, the CTU fleet increased to 417 buses and CTU is now having three depots and 2286 employees. All the three CTU workshops are well equipped with modern tools and equipment. A Cold Tyre Retreading Plant with modern techniques has also been set up in 2003.The CTU is also managing two Inter State Bus Terminus at Sector-17 & Sector-43 Chandigarh.
To provide safe, eco-friendly, cost-effective and efficient modes of transportation.
The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking operates urban as well as sub urban routes for the convenience of citizen of Chandigarh as well as adjoining areas of Punjab and Haryana.The CTU also operates Inter State routes in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, U.P., J & K and Himachal Pardesh. The fleet is divided into 3 depots which are supervised and controlled by General Managers.
Chandigarh Transport Undertaking provides concessional bus passes to freedom fighters, handicapped persons, senior citizens, war widows and students.