TheChennai Metropolitan Development Authority's (CMDA) another unique project is the Chennai Muffusil Bus Terminus (CMBT), set up at the periphery of the cityalong Jawaharlal Nehru Salai (Inner Ring Road) at Koyambedu, Chennai. It is Asia's biggest bus terminus constructed at a cost of Rs. 103 crores functioning since 18-11-2002. The terminal with aesthetically pleasing and functionally good buildings and spaceswas designed by a renowned Architect taking in to account of the future requirements also. The bus terminus is located in an area of 36 acres with thetotal built up area 17840 sq.ft. which includes main terminal hall, busfingers, large office space, shops, maintenance shed, crew rest rooms and other incidental structures. There are 3 bus fingers to park about 180 numbers of buses at a time with an idle parking area for parking 60 buses. About 2000 numbers of Muffusil buses operate from Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminal per day. Besides it has separate large parking area forparking cars / auto rickshaws / two wheelers etc. The terminal is well maintained and it has obtained ISO 9001:2000 certification.
To cater the high demand of two wheeler parking a double basement parking structure with a parking capacity of 3000 two wheelers being constructed in the vacant space at CMBT abutting Inner Ring Road.