User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
Last updated: Jan 19 2020 11:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: Double property tax for violations | FASTag ineffective at ECity flyover | App to donate to govt schools…and more 19.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Double the property tax will now be applicable to buildings that have violated BBMP bylaws. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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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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Technology helps, but not enough cops to manage Bengaluru’s traffic: Former police chief 8.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru was one of the first cities in India to adopt technology for traffic management. But the number of traffic police personnel here is woefully inadequate
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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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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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Citizenship Act: 14 Delhi metro stations closed ahead of protest, crowds banned around Red Fort 19.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The police stations that will follow the prohibitory orders are – Kashmere Gate, Kotwali, and Lahori Gate, officials said.
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8 Delhi Metro Stations Shut, Prohibitory Orders Imposed At Red Fort 19.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Simultaneous protests against the new citizenship law have been planned in more than 10 cities across the country today. But by late Wednesday evening, the police in three cities - including the...
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Bengaluru’s Draft Mobility Plan in a nutshell: Elevated corridors get Rs 18,480 crore 18.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Many familiar terms like transit-oriented development, multi-modal mobility fare system, congestion fees, pay-and-park system appear in the plan. And yes, there’s a plan for elevated corridors too!
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Bengaluru Gets Dedicated Bus Lanes To Cut Down Commute Time 12.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bengaluru is known for its slow traffic - but most commuters are reluctant to give up the use of their private transport. In a bid to make taking the bus more attractive - the city is trying out a...
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K R Puram by-election: Info on candidates, constituency and more 1.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Basavaraj Byrathi, who was elected from the Congress here in the 2018 assembly election, is returning as the BJP candidate. M Narayanaswamy, an MLC, is the Congress candidate
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London’s transport chief on solving Bengaluru’s traffic woes: Plan for public transit and dense city core 28.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Shashi Verma, Chief Technology Officer at TFL (Transport for London) was recently in Bengaluru to discuss public transit with the government. In this chat with Citizens Live, he discusses bus lanes, smart cards, and solutions to Bengaluru's traffic woes
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How a foot-over-bridge can slash travel time and pollution in Yeshwanthpur 25.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
For years, citizens have been demanding a foot-over-bridge connecting Yeshwanthpur old railway station with the Metro station nearby. The bridge would reduce the distance between these two points from 2.3 km to 200 m
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Ganga has become so noisy that river dolphins are struggling to talk to each other 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
Effectively blind, the Gangetic river dolphins see in the shallow murky waters they inhabit with sound.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Traffic police notifies bus lane | 8 transit hubs to decongest city | 4000 residents protest in Haralur..and more 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last week, traffic police notified the bus priority lane on ORR. Meanwhile, eight transit hubs are being planned around Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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“How Bengaluru’s flawed bus priority lane project can be salvaged” 17.11.2019 Citizen Matters
There are many planning issues around the bus priority lane project in ORR. Here are some solutions to those
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15 challenges in executing the ORR bus priority lane project 15.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP and BMTC have not thought through many practical difficulties in implementing the bus priority lane (BPL) on ORR. Questions on bus clumping at junctions, traffic management in service roads and so on remain unanswered
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“Bus priority lane in ORR: Ambitious but poorly thought-out?” 14.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
There is much optimism around the bus priority lane to be operational on ORR tomorrow. But there's no clarity on what outcome we can expect, or how the project will fit into the overall transport plan for ORR and the city
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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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Bengaluru Residents Want Lawmakers To Quit Over Bad Roads, Infrastructure 18.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The residents of Bengaluru's Mahadevapura today gathered at one of the worst traffic zones in the city to protest against the crumbling infrastructure and poor civic amenities, demanding that their...
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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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