User: Jake Topic: Metro and Parastatals
Category: Metro and Parastatals
Last updated: Nov 14 2019 17:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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16 things to get right with Bengaluru’s public transportation 14.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can the humble bus or the local train be made attractive to Bengalureans? From ensuring seats to creating apps, a lot needs to be done for this. Here are some pointers
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Metro services between RV Road and Yelachenahalli to be suspended for four days 12.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Metro services between RV Road and Yelachenahalli stations will be suspended from 14th to 17th November. BMRCL has arranged bus services between these stations on the four days
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Namma Metro’s ‘baggage fee’ on cycles hassles commuters 10.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru Metro allows foldable cycles on board now, but its baggage rules imply that Rs 30 has to be paid every time a cycle is carried. Despite commuters' demands, BMRCL is not exempting cycles from the fee
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to restore 630 km of roads | Action against water bill defaulters | PlasticBeku for BIAL roads 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After continued protests from Bengalureans, the BBMP has drawn up an action plan to restore 630 km of roads that had been dug up to lay pipelines. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Bengaluru Metro Service Affected After Technical Problem 1.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Metro rail services in Bengaluru were affected on Saturday evening due to technical failure, the BMRCL said. The Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) tweeted that the technical failure...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flood alert in city | RWAs to prevent idol immersion in lakes | Toilets near Metro stations 11.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Flood warning issued in 80 localities in Bengaluru, RWA members asked to guard lakes during Ganesha Chaturthi, lack of state ministers delay Metro land acquisition - catch up on news from the city last week
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Why Bengaluru’s draft transit policy is unlikely to make the city more liveable 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru's upcoming TOD (Transit Oriented Development) Policy is expected to ease commute and reduce urban sprawl in the city. But the policy will be successful only if several gaps are fixed
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP opposes plan to allow hoardings in city | Bellandur lake restoration progresses | Forest land to go for Metro…and more 27.7.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP to push for implementation of its hoarding ban, BDA starts works to prevent sewage entry to Bellandur lake, a 1.75-acre forest patch to be acquired for Metro line, spurt in dengue cases - read more on what happened in the city this week
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Transfer of Defence Land 17.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The total area of land acquired by the Ministry of Defence after Independence in the country and State and area-wise total defence land under the management of Defence Estates Organisation details are given below.
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“To make the Volvo AC bus viable, link it with railways and Metro” 15.7.2019 Citizen Matters
As BMTC's Volvo buses are loss-making, the government recently suggested withdrawing these. But there are ways to turn the situation around, says the author
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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Cyclists campaign for safety on Bengaluru roads 4.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Though more Bengalureans are taking to cycling now, cyclists are highly unsafe on the roads. This Sunday, over 3000 cyclists rode on the streets, calling for motorists to keep them safe Though Bengalureans have taken to cycling increasingly over the years, the city roads have remained unsafe for cyclists. This Sunday, over 3000 cyclists participated in a ride, calling for motorists to keep cyclists safe on roads
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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BMRC to acquire church land for Metro, Tree Officer says not yet 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
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Bengaluru Buzz: Minimise tree felling for Metro, says HC | Security upped after Lanka blasts | HC stay on elevated corridor 29.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Last week, the High Court passed orders on two major concerns of Bengalureans - the elevated corridor project, and indiscriminate tree felling for Metro rail. Read more on this, and other happenings in the city over the past week
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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout | HC upholds minimum wage hike in 34 industries | Properties to be acquired in ORR for Metro 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Voter turnout in Bengaluru lower than in 2014 elections, High Court upholds state government's decision to increase minimum wages in 34 industries, properties being acquired for Metro ORR line - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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