User: divya_rrs Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: metro
Last updated: Sep 17 2018 14:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Chennai Buzz: Biometrics at registration, awareness campaign for RWH, longer wait for Metro trains, and more! 11.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch up on civic news for the week that went by, as the city makes plans to combat the coming monsoon!
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When it cost 20 times more for a return journey in Bengaluru 5.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Reaching Carmelaram costs Rs 20 and 105 minutes with 60 minutes of walking, while the return journey costs Rs 402 and 160 minutes!
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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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Open letter to Chief Minister of Karnataka: Elevated Beda, Suburban Train, BRT, LastMile Beku 21.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Elevated roads do not solve the traffic problem - they shift it to another place. The government must decide to move people, not move vehicles, says Sandeep Anirudhan in his letter.
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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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Forget battle between Delhi CM and governor; here’s the real issue with CCTV cameras 9.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Arvind Kejriwal wants CCTVs around the capital. LG Anil Baijal imposes numerous conditions and constraints. That has been the dominant narrative in this controversy so far. But what exactly can these cameras achieve for a city and where lie the pitfalls?
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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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Chennai buzz: Crackdown on plastic, scanner on illegal high-rises and all-women Metro stations 6.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Have you been keeping track of the latest developments in Chennai? The new expressway that will connect Bengaluru to the city? Or Corridor 4 of Chennai Metro? Here's a quick round-up of some key headlines from your city.
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Seven reasons why one decides to ditch BMTC buses! 30.7.2018 Citizen Matters
While steps like bus lanes and flyovers mess up the traffic flow for buses, revenue targets set for BMTC staff end up disrupting the convenience of the commuters. BMTC never seems to get it right!
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Lessons from Singapore on nurturing urban greenery in Bengaluru 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Our representatives go to Singapore often. But what have they learnt from what they see there? Can Bengaluru take a few cues from Singapore in developing and nurturing greenery? »
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: BMTC losses, water woes, HDK’s push for Metro Phase II on Hosur Road 21.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As you wind up for the week, take a quick look at some of the headlines that have caught Bengaluru's attention over the last seven days. Don't miss the buzz in your city. »
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Infosys arm in pact to build metro rail station in Bengaluru 19.7.2018 Sify Finance
IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm (Infosys Foundation) on Thursday signed an agreement to build and maintain a metro rail station in the Electronics City on Bengaluru's southern outskirts, said an official on Thursday.
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Bangalore Buzz: BBMP vs pourakarmikas, new plans to ease traffic, and more 14.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The latest in the controversy over non-payment of salaries to pourakarmikas, objections to certain proposed corridors and a collaboration with Japan to install smart traffic signals across the city -- did you catch all this on the papers over the week gone by? A quick recap of these and other pertinent news from namma Bengaluru. »
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Infosys arm offers Rs 200 crore to Bengaluru metro 8.7.2018 Sify Finance
Global software major Infosys' social arm Infosys Foundation offered to give Rs 200 crore to the Bengaluru metro network project, said Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday.
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Infosys foundation to contribute Rs 200 crore for metro work 8.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Infosys foundation to contribute Rs 200 crore for metro work
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Bengaluru Buzz: Budget for flyovers, BMTC smart cards and Metro plans 7.7.2018 Citizen Matters
News that you need to know about BDA, BWSSB, BMRCL, BBMP and other agencies from Bengaluru. »
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How can policy and regulation help fix Bengaluru’s environment? 27.6.2018 Citizen Matters
There are many laws that relate to greenery in Bengaluru, but they all need to talk the same language in order to actually protect greenery. Ambiguity in laws needs to be eliminated. »
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