User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Road Widening
Last updated: Mar 20 2019 20:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Bengaluru needs more roads, and elevated is the way to go 31.7.2018 Citizen Matters
One can always argue against the manner in which the government takes up certain projects, but elevated corridors as a concept cannot be ruled out, argues Nitin Seshadri.
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Road-widening project intended to ease traffic puts Varthur lake in jeopardy 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Widening the road near Varthur lake is a necessity for Whitefield area, so is rejuvenating the Varthur lake. The hunger strike for the road and notices of lake protection agency on illegality in the lake - both have gone futile. »
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Bangalore has 11,000 acres of forest area: Dipika Bajpai 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Raintrees provide shade and keep the carbon emissions in check. But it would be difficult to plant them now as they need too much space. We have other species that can line our roads. But not having trees is not an option, says Dipika. »
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Opening of Shiradi Ghat may not enhance travel comfort on NH 75 27.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The highway under four-lane construction is in a bad condition at many places
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Bin the TenderSURE, plant more trees, says forest official who greened Bengaluru 26.6.2018 Citizen Matters
S R Neginhal, the pioneer of urban forestry who was tasked with greening Bengaluru once and did it successfully, talks about Bengaluru's green cover, why the city is losing it and the way forward. »
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Greens force adjournment of public hearing on widening Bengaluru-Mysuru highway 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
A meeting had been called to discuss removal of trees for the project
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Making Bengaluru Greener through collective efforts 19.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
How can Bengaluru bring back the lost green glory? what can practically be done, and by whom? »
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NGT commission seeks probe into encroachment of Varthur lake 14.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Says construction of a road by Minor Irrigation Department for laying a pipeline was a ‘horrific sight’
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‘Improve condition of Whitefield Road’ 9.6.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Residents met BMRCL officials and elected representatives on Friday
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Need serious measures to solve city’s traffic problems: HC 7.6.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
The bench asked the counsel for the petitioners, the BBMP and the State government to submit suggestions by June 20 on solving the city’s traffic problems effectively
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Locals up in arms as Gottigere kalyani is filled with debris 26.5.2018 Hindu: News
Urge BBMP to save the heritage structure
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Crucial road works to get underway on Saturday 4.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
When Union Minister for Transport, Roads & Highways Nitin Gadkari, arrives in Hyderabad tomorrow, among the spree of foundation stones he will be
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