User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
Last updated: Apr 22 2019 22:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How can governments make Bengaluru more liveable? By putting pedestrians first 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pollution, traffic and a host of other concerns can be resolved.
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Why addressing pedestrian concerns is key to making Bengaluru liveable 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Not so long ago, residents and visitors alike gushed over the pleasure of walking along the fragrant tree-lined avenues of Bangalore. Today walking in the city is a nightmare. What changed, and what can be done to encourage and protect pedestrians, which is important for more reasons than one?
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Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As election discourse heats up, many political parties promise to make urban mobility, public transport key areas of focus. But do they walk the talk? What does the proposal for an elevated corridor in Bengaluru say about the search for sustainable mobility solutions?
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Why Bengaluru’s big-budget elevated corridor project may not solve the city’s traffic woes 27.3.2019 Scroll.in
Substantive lacunae can be observed even in a quick reading of the proposal for the Rs 19,000-crore project.
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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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"Scrap The Tender": Bengaluru Citizens Protest Against Elevated Corridor 16.3.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Citizens of Bengaluru held a protest on Saturday against state government plans to construct a series of elevated roads.
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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Why I am going to protest against the Elevated Corridor, and what the govt should be doing first 15.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The government can take some quick impact decisions to fix the road congestion issue - including improving signal timings and rationalising bus routes.
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Bengaluru’s Elevated Corridors: A case study in urban governance 15.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru architect reflects on the quality of urban governance and planning, as the state proposes to spend thousands of crores on the elevated corridor without a detailed evaluation
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In a nutshell: How is Bengaluru’s proposed elevated corridor designed? 14.3.2019 Citizen Matters
There have been enough controversies on the elevated corridor project. But what exactly is the project? Which areas does it cover and what is its impact? Read on to find more.
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Rental bikes easing daily commute in Bengaluru 12.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Citizens are increasingly using app-based rent-a-bike services for short trips or daily commute. Can this reduce traffic congestion in the city?
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BMTC launches new routes connecting Sarjapur Road with E-City; is this what residents need? 5.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BMTC has launched three new bus routes along the IT corridor, to service Sarjapur Road neighbourhoods. In a mini function today, MLA Haris and MLC Rizwan Arshad flagged off the new service. Two of the
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Why Metro can help Bengaluru but elevated road can’t 18.2.2019 Citizen Matters
An elevated corridor will only decrease the sustainability of the transport system and overall livability of the city. But a mass rapid public transport scenario like a metro on the same corridor will help the city achieve the right modal share balance.
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Drones, Balloons Banned In Bengaluru Ahead Of Aero India 2019 17.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, aircraft systemsand balloons have been banned in Bengaluru for security reasons during the five-day Aero India show starting February 20, police said.
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A small group of cyclists is trying to transform the way visitors experience Goa 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A number of bicycle tours want to break the perception that the nation’s smallest state is all about partying and beach shacks.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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Nitin Gadkari to Inaugurate Cable Stay Bridge over River Mandovi in Goa on Sunday 25.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the newly built, 5.1 km long, four-lane, cable stayed bridge over river Mandovi in Goa on Sunday, the 27th of January.
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Majority beyond Hebbal are fed up with traffic, says RWA president 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
People in Hebbal area and beyond hope that the airport traffic will move on the flyover, leaving the grade for local traffic.
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BMTC commuters ask State to not hike bus fare 18.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Should the BMTC hike public bus fares while the State is spending heavily on roads that will encourage private transport? Bus passengers write to the government, saying no to fare hikes.
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