User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: traffic-woes
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 13:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: Hundreds of homes flooded | Trial run of ORR bus lane from Oct 20 | BBMP repeats promise on tree census 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters
About 500 homes in north Bengaluru were flooded last week after Doddabidarakallu lake was breached by heavy rains. Read more on news from the city last week, in our weekly roundup
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“Bus lanes welcome, but govt must plan effectively to ensure they don’t fail” 1.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike (BBPV) welcomes the government decision to introduce dedicated bus lanes in Bengaluru. Authorities should study BRTS in other cities and also hold public consultations before implementing the project, the group says
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Two minutes from Ejipura signal to ORR? Not yet.. 18.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A 3-km road from Ejipura signal to Agara would drastically reduce traffic jams in Koramangala. But this project has been delayed for years because the state government blundered in acquiring land from the Defence Ministry
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP stops counting potholes | Traffic cops round-the-clock at CBD | Tree park near Turahalli forest 8.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As the amended Motor Vehicles Act comes into effect, the city police is gearing up for better enforcement, especially in the CBD area. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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One pedestrian is killed every two days on Bengaluru’s high-speed arterial roads 7.9.2019 Citizen Matters
In 2017, 282 pedestrians were killed in vehicle crashes in Bengaluru. Majority of these crashes occurred when the pedestrian was trying to cross a major arterial road, like the ORR, that's designed for maximum vehicle speed
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Mitigating the curse of the car in Indian cities 2.9.2019 Citizen Matters
On one hand, there is a thirst for bigger and more expensive cars. On the other, there is the state's inability to provide strong enough disincentives and efficient alternatives. Together these are destroying our cities and our communities slowly but steadily. What is the way out?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Air purifiers to be installed at traffic junctions | No funds for Indira canteens | BU campus to be geo-tagged…and more 31.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Around 500 air purifiers will be installed at traffic-heavy junctions in Bengaluru, in an attempt to reduce vehicular pollution. In other news, BBMP engineers may be held accountable for potholes, and the funding for Indira canteens may dry up. Read more in our weekly news roundup
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Panathur road: Where traffic jams never end, even at midnight 27.8.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes hours to cross Panathur road, a 6-km ‘shortcut’ connecting ORR with ITPL. At several stretches here, two cars can’t pass by at the same time. Yet, huge apartments are approved along this road, and restricted heavy vehicles allowed to ply
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2 km drive takes more than an hour – why Bellandur citizens are protesting tomorrow 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Bellandur residents are staging a peaceful protest and forming a human chain on August 20th to highlight traffic congestion and pollution in and around their community.
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Should you have to pay for parking in Bengaluru? 1.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru has taken any number of measures to stop parking chaos on the streets - from setting up MLCPs to mandating parking space in buildings. Why then is parking still an issue in the city? Will the recent proposal to end free parking make a difference?
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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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