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Category: Metro and Parastatals
Last updated: Jan 14 2019 12:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Loan approved for Metro | Treated leachate to fill lakes | BBMP wants animal welfare board 14.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From city's transport scene to BBMP's plan of releasing treated wastewater from landfills to lakes, all news in one place.
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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Big money for B’luru | Metro to shut for repairs | BMTC kills three 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From Karnataka government's money allocation for Bengaluru, to BMTC's killing of pedestrians and bikers, all important news that you need to know form last week, in one place.
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BMTC alone cannot solve traffic problems in Bengaluru, here’s why 21.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Two thirds of Bengaluru's population needs reliable transport, and public transport is not enough right now. The city sees thousands of new vehicles added every month. The city needs good public transport, and quickly.
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Bengaluru Metro Pillar Develops Cracks, Trains Slowed At Damaged Portion 12.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A metro rail pillar in a busy station in Bengaluru developed cracks that forced metro authorities to slow down the speed of the trains at the damaged portion. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has...
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GAIL piped gas: Network in place, but reaching homes still an issue 11.12.2018 Citizen Matters
15,000 families have already paid the security deposit for piped gas supply, but cannot be billed yet. While the company aims to connect 100 kitchens a day, the maximum so far has been just 35.
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT fines State | BMTC online pass | Pod taxi project scrapped 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From Bellandur lake rejuvenation to BMTC's online passes, news about the city from last week that matters to you—all in one place.
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Namma Metro report reveals plans for a circular metro 29.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Namma Metro's Phase 2 connecting 72 km across Bengaluru, especially the IT corridor isn't on track. But Metro has managed to make profits in last financial year.
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Saving trees by transplanting: BMRCL’s approach has some lessons for Bengaluru 26.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
New saplings planted after cutting a fully grown tree will not compensate for the lost greenery easily. Transplantation is an option many environmentalists are looking at, to help retain the trees. What are the merits of tree transplantation?
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E-rickshaws as antidote to air pollution: Hope for Bengaluru or pipe-dream? 2.11.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study report says that by switching to electric autos, carbon emissions can be reduced by 0.11 million tonne per year, PM10 by 114.5 million tonne per year, and NOx by 37.6 million tonne per year. So when will Namma Bengaluru make that switch and what's been stopping it?
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Metro didn’t dig deep enough during testing, to see GAIL pipeline in ITPL 30.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Agencies working in Bengaluru do not exchange the list of their utilities while working in the same area. Being unaware of what was beneath the ground, Metro workers dug deep and accidentally damaged GAIL pipeline.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Draft voter roll published | First Bitcoin ATM in B’luru | ORR Metro to delay further 20.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
News updates from Bengaluru last week. Traffic control, Metro line, H1N1 in the city and more - the news-in-brief that filters out what matters from the junk.
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Forum bats for reducing BMTC’s bus ticket price 17.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Forum urges the government to not hike bus fares, so that citizens are saved from bearing the brunt of fuel price hike.
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Tackling Bengaluru’s traffic doesn’t need more capacity than what’s already planned 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Transport is a problem that worsens with economic development. To tackle this, roads need to be decreased, not increased. How will an elevated way help?
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Bangalore Buzz: Flood warning for September | Push for suburban rail | KIA second fastest growing airport… and more 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Been busy or away from your city? Catch up on some of the most critical developments in Bengaluru over the last one week.
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Decoding how India's third populous city manages efficiency of buses 21.8.2018 Sify Finance
Bengaluru is India's third most-populous city, but its bus system is not only India's largest with 6,448 buses (in 2015-16), it also lost the least money (Rs 101 crore) over six years to 2016 among eight metropolitan bus systems, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of transit data.
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Bangalore Buzz: False quake alarm, BDA complex demolition, low rank on livability index 20.8.2018 Citizen Matters
For busy readers, start your week with a quick recap of some of the important headlines from your city last week.
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How to save time using trains in Bengaluru: a practical example 7.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A journey that would otherwise take 90 minutes is shortened into 20 minutes, when one takes a train. The city has good number of railway tracks, which need modification and optimum utilisation.
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Run smaller buses, not pod taxis: Prof Ashish Verma 24.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is once again toying with the idea of introducing pod taxis. But it is at best a fast mode of personal rapid transit, with limited and low carrying capacity. Neither will it provide last mile connectivity. Do we have better alternatives? Ashish Verma explains. »
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Ban private vehicles, decongest areas and businesses will thrive: Prof Ashish Verma 24.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Do you know what the two main modes of urban public transport are? Or how Right of Way (ROW) operates in these systems? Professor Ashish Verma of IISc explains these in the Bengaluru context to highlight potential efficient solutions to the city's traffic woes. »
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