User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
Last updated: Jul 12 2019 20:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Residential areas illegally commercialised, JP Nagar-ites protest 12.7.2019 Citizen Matters
The area around 24th Main road in JP Nagar is to be largely used for residential purposes, as per the city's Revised Master Plan (RMP 2015). But illegal commercialisation, and that too without adequate parking facilities, has made life here a nightmare for residents
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India passenger vehicle sales slump in June 10.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
India's passenger vehicles sales slumped 17.54% in June, an auto industry body said on Wednesday, resulting in an 18.4% fall in sales in the first quarter.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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Making carpooling legal in Bengaluru – it’s the centre’s job, not state’s 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The state government has been roundly criticised for banning carpooling and ridesharing in Bengaluru. But it is the central government, not the state, that has powers to amend the Motor Vehicles Act and permit carpooling
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Uber enlists 'Qute' to take on India's choked, polluted roads 13.6.2019 Reuters: Top News
Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets.
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Vellara Jn-Pottery Town Metro work starts | Hike in power tariff | Majestic bus stand turns 50 1.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Electricity tariff hiked, work on the Vellara Junction-Pottery Town Metro line starts, traffic police gets prepared to tackle eventualities during monsoon - read more on what happened in Bengaluru this week
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Indian electric scooter startup Ather raises $51 million in fresh funding round 28.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Electric scooter maker Ather Energy raised $51 million in a fresh round of funding, the startup said on Tuesday, at a time when rising pollution levels have prompted the Indian government to push for more electric vehicles on the ...
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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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