User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: metro
Last updated: Nov 14 2019 17:37 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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New construction in Cubbon Park: High Court permits 7-storey building, citizens to protest 31.10.2019 Citizen Matters
New construction is restricted in Cubbon Park by law and court orders. But a recent High Court order has allowed construction of a seven-storey annexe building of the HC itself here, and that too, replacing a heritage structure
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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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Metro rail and story of development of Bhopal in CM’s words 27.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath gave detailed description of how the Bhopal Metro Rail Project started at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the project. The Chief Minister said that when he was Urban Development Minister, he had gone to the launching ceremony of the Metro Rail Project started in Jaipur. Prior to that, he […]
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Chennai Buzz: Crackdown on illegal banners | State mulls lowering traffic fines | Two-way traffic on Anna Salai stretch again 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Outrage over the tragic death of IT worker Subhasri Ravi, new plans of Metro Water, buzz over possible lowering of traffic fines under the new law -- read more about these and other important news from the city in this week's recap.
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How a low-income community in Bengaluru used data to demand a bus route 5.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Two years ago, BMTC stopped its bus service to Old Baiyappanahalli, a low-income settlement. Recently the youth here surveyed residents, and found they were even facing wage cuts due to increased travel time. The survey has prompted BMTC to rethink its decision
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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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“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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Will Bengaluru’s suburban rail project speed up? 5.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After years of public pressure, Bengaluru's suburban rail project is gradually taking off. But confusion prevails as the project details are still being worked out.
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Bengaluru’s street vendors: A vibrant community deprived of rights 28.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Carts of street food that offer a quick snack, little stalls selling just what you were looking for - street vendors are an integral part of life in Bengaluru. But why isn't the government implementing the law that upholds their right to work?
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With just around 2.5 lakh passengers a day, is Hyderabad Metro failing the test? 14.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The city's largest infrastructure project ever, Hyderabad Metro was expected to carry about 17 lakh passengers per day by 2017. But with only two partly operational lines, slow expansion and poor last mile connectivity, the targets appear elusive and raise many questions about the project itself.
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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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