User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
Last updated: Jan 18 2019 16:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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Metro construction cripples Hosur Road 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The situation of traffic on Hosur road captures the issues with urban planning in Bengaluru in a microcosm. The city never braced itself for the kind of population explosion it has witnessed.
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How to nudge people into using public transport 26.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Not solving private vehicle congestion is a disincentive as long as a public transport alternative is provided priority lanes and moves faster than the private vehicles.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Big money for B’luru | Metro to shut for repairs | BMTC kills three 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From Karnataka government's money allocation for Bengaluru, to BMTC's killing of pedestrians and bikers, all important news that you need to know form last week, in one place.
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Gadkari urges pvt sector to tap investment in expressways, waterways, clean Ganga projects 15.12.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari on Saturday urged the private sector to invest liberally in the development of expressways, waterways, irrigation projects and ‘Clean Ganga Mission’. Addressing the 91st Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry […]
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Cracks In Pillar Cause Concern Among Bengaluru Metro Commuters 13.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Bengaluru Metro has been a boon to lakhs of commuters in the traffic-choked city -- but there has been some concern of late over what appeared to be cracks on a pillar on the stretch of Namma...
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Story of Bengaluru’s traffic: Bus numbers remain same while private vehicles boom 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of negligence towards public transport has finally resulted in today’s congested and polluted Bengaluru. All the catastrophe is well-documented in data, yet it hasn’t got enough attention from the government.
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT fines State | BMTC online pass | Pod taxi project scrapped 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From Bellandur lake rejuvenation to BMTC's online passes, news about the city from last week that matters to you—all in one place.
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Yulu bikes: Pedal your way to beat the traffic 5.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Yulu founder Amit Gupta believes bicycle sharing is the next big thing.
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‘Spend on education, health and environment, not on elevated corridors’ 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government's decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Bike taxis may become legal | Property registration moves online | TenderSURE work to restart in January 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Kaveri Online Services aims to cut redtapism. Work on TenderSURE roads could start by January. And you may be able to commute via bike taxis soon. Here's the news round up from Bengaluru for last week.
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City Buzz: Faizabad renamed Ayodhya | Diwali impact on air quality | Delhi Signature Bridge opening…and more! 12.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Did the SC order have any impact on Diwali pollution? Which are the other cities that may see a name change after the renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya? What's special about Delhi's new Signature Bridge? All this and more news from our cities in our weekly recap.
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“We have no choice but to move to e-autos” 6.11.2018 Citizen Matters
As the transport department struggles to phase out two-stroke autos, here is what an official has to say about the challenges of introducing e-autos on Bangalore roads.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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E-rickshaws as antidote to air pollution: Hope for Bengaluru or pipe-dream? 2.11.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study report says that by switching to electric autos, carbon emissions can be reduced by 0.11 million tonne per year, PM10 by 114.5 million tonne per year, and NOx by 37.6 million tonne per year. So when will Namma Bengaluru make that switch and what's been stopping it?
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Metro didn’t dig deep enough during testing, to see GAIL pipeline in ITPL 30.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Agencies working in Bengaluru do not exchange the list of their utilities while working in the same area. Being unaware of what was beneath the ground, Metro workers dug deep and accidentally damaged GAIL pipeline.
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India-Japan Development Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India and Japan committed to working together to promote peace, stability and prosperity, through economic growth and development in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa, by enhancing connectivity through quality infrastructure and capacity building of our partners.
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Why has the KSPCB failed to arrest air pollution in Bengaluru? 25.10.2018 Citizen Matters
"Ours is a monitoring station, which can only assess and suggest," say KSPCB officials. What are these suggestions and is the city even close to implementing those?
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Belching smoke, noxious fumes: Are Vehicular Emission Tests working? 23.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Is the Emission Test mechanism in Bengaluru good enough to ensure that vehicles are pollution-free and vehicle owners follow due process?
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