User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Road Widening
Last updated: Jan 10 2020 19:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“Comprehensive Mobility Plan ignores environmental impacts, sustainable solutions” 10.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that'll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
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Bengaluru Buzz: 3559 trees may be felled | New app for civic complaints | Foreigner Detention Centre from January…and more 28.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Thousands of trees to be felled for roads, government goes ahead with the NPR and Foreigner Detention Centre even as protests continue - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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“Govt move to slash BMTC fares and increase fleet is a huge win for Bengaluru” 12.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The recent government decision to reduce bus fares and add 6000 buses to BMTC's fleet is commendable, says the Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike. But questions remain as to the amount of fare reduction, method of procuring buses etc
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Now it’s Cubbon Park: Just how many times should Bengalureans protest, to save their heritage? 8.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Several laws have been made, and commissions formed, to protect Bengaluru's heritage. Why then do we have to get on to the streets and protest every time our commons is threatened?
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Panathur road: Where traffic jams never end, even at midnight 27.8.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes hours to cross Panathur road, a 6-km ‘shortcut’ connecting ORR with ITPL. At several stretches here, two cars can’t pass by at the same time. Yet, huge apartments are approved along this road, and restricted heavy vehicles allowed to ply
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Bengaluru Buzz: Residents around Bellahalli landfill protest | Slump in Ganesha idol sales | Flooding in Panathur 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around Thursday, garbage started piling up in Bengaluru, as the residents around Bellahalli landfill prevented the city's waste from being dumped there. Read more on this, and other news from the city, in our weekly roundup
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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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Meet PC Mohan, the MP-elect from Bangalore Central 25.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
P C Mohan of BJP has been elected as the MP from Bangalore Central for the third time. He has defeated Rizwan Arshad of Congress by around 70,000 votes. Mohan's major promise for Bengaluru is implementation of the suburban rail
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BMRCL penalised over construction in Kadugodi 2.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Had started construction in forest land without proper approval
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Why you don’t have a say in tree felling in Bengaluru 2.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If more than 50 trees are to be axed for any project, authorities have to consult the public first, as per law. But how do authorities manage to avoid public consultations even when they axe hundreds of trees for mega projects?
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Metro to airport: BMRCL to get land from NHAI 31.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
NHAI had acquired 1.05 lakh sq. m of land for high-speed rail link to KIA
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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Env group asks CM to reconsider elevated corridors, says it will impact our well-being 20.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citing a report by NLSIU professor Dr M K Ramesh, Bangalore Environment Trust has appealed to the CM to reconsider the elevated corridor project. Dr Ramesh's report had said that the project was quixotic, with dire consequences for citizens
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Safe City Project 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Empowered Committee of Officers for Nirbhaya funds scheme has approved pilot Safe City projects in eight selected metropolitan cities, namely, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Lucknow with a view to provide safety to women in public places at a total cost of Rs. 2919.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flyover to be repaired | Showers predicted | Accident at Namma Metro 28.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From BBMP's roads to problems in garbage disposal to weather prediction, all the news that matters to you in one place.
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Sarjapur Road continues to be dangerous for pedestrians 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Pedestrians on Sarjapur Road look danger in the eye when they walk on the unpaved sides of the busy main road. Bengaluru Traffic Police are trying to help, but more work needs to be done before people can walk without fear.
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Safety of Women in Public Transport 20.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued notification under the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 mandating the provision of Vehicle Location Tracking(VLT) device and emergency buttons in all Public Service Vehicles registered on or after 1st January, 2019.
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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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Six Laning of Bangalore-Mysore Section 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
      The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that the work for 6-laning of Bangalore-Nidagatta-Mysore road stretch has been awarded in two packages in February, 2018.
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Help the land owners with practical TDR policy, before kicking off infra projects 6.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Real estate sector doesn't see any value in existing transferable developmental rights policy. Lack of regulation on TDR has led to scams, and the trust has been non-existent. Before the city goes for any infrastructure development, the issue needs to be addressed.
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