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Category: Transport :: Public Transport Modes :: BRT
Last updated: Mar 15 2020 11:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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“Why Bengaluru can’t be Singapore: The crux is land ownership” 15.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Illegal developments and citizens' unwillingness to relinquish land have snowballed into the lack of road networks in Bengaluru. And thus, the city's traffic mess remains perennially unsolved. What could be the solution now?
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Last day rush for nominationsbrings traffic to a grinding halt 14.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
Motorists and police personnel have a tough time
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Why Pune Metro promises need to be taken with a pinch of salt 6.3.2020 Citizen Matters
The first line of the Pune Metro may finally be ready for launch in 2020. But while it promises to be the country's 'greenest' metro, with end to end connectivity and assured rehabilitation for those displaced, there are still many concerns.
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NWKRTC fare hike not to affect student, concessional passes 3.3.2020 Hindu: Health
‘However, there will be an increase in general monthly bus pass rate’
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M.M. Wildlife Sanctuary to be tiger reserve soon 24.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Once notified, Chamarajanagar district will have three tiger reserves
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ಸಮಗ್ರ ಸಾರಿಗೆ ಯೋಜನೆ: ಎಲಿವೇಟೆಡ್ ಕಾರಿಡಾರ್ ಯೋಜನೆಗೆ 18,480 ಕೋಟಿ 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters
ಸಾರಿಗೆ ಆಧಾರಿತ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ, ಎಲ್ಲ‌ ಸಾರಿಗೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಏಕರೂಪ ಶುಲ್ಕ, ದಟ್ಟಣೆ ಶುಲ್ಕ, ಪಾವತಿಸಿ ಪಾರ್ಕ್ ಮಾಡುವ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆ ಮುಂತಾದ ಅನೇಕ ಪರಿಚಿತ ವಿಚಾರವನ್ನು ಈ ಯೋಜನೆ ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಇದರೊಂದಿಗೆ, ಎತ್ತರದ ಕಾರಿಡಾರ್ ಯೋಜನೆಯನ್ನೂ ಇದು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದೆ.
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Fire mishap still haunts bus passengers 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Indore (CNS) Remember the fire caught ibus standing on Niranjanpur station? We might have only hazy memories of it, but commuters travelling from the station still face the threat of falling out and even fear the memories of another fire at the unrepaired station. The original Fire On the last bus stop of the BRTS Corridor, Niranjanpur intersection, there was a fire at I-bus at 11:00 pm on October 29, 2018. Luckily, there were no passengers in the bus during the fire. The fire was so strong that even a part of the bus stop got hit by it. Just a few moments were burnt down. On receiving the information, Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd (AiCTSL) chief executive officer (CEO) Sandeep Soni had confirmed that there were no casualties. Though it was rumoured that there were last few passengers in the bus, no one was injured. After the incident, questions were raised about the maintenance of buses, since other such incidents had been reported. The price of a bus is about 60 lakh rupees. Not repaired ...
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Projects and initiatives that Chennai may look forward to in 2020 2.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What is in store for Chennai in 2020? Shall we see the Metro reaching North Chennai? Will there be progress in the airport extension project? Here are some things that the city is hoping for and looking forward to.
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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’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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Madhya Pradesh Bus Ticket Machine Plays Porn Clip, Insider Role Suspected 22.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A civic-run bus firm in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh has lodged a police complaint after a 30-second porn clip was played on the screen of one of its ticket vending machines at a Bus Rapid Transit System...
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2 Brothers Dead After Bus Runs Over Two-Wheeler In Ahmedabad 21.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two men were killed after their two-wheeler was run over by a Bus Rapid Transit bus at Panjrapole cross road here on Thursday, even as the bus driver fled the scene, police said.
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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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Why Bhopal wants its BRTS corridor to be dismantled after spending Rs 329 crore on it 31.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Traffic chaos, commuter inconvenience and alarming accident records -- on the face of it, the reasons for the public outcry against Bhopal's 'corridor of trouble' seem aplenty. But does it really call for dismantling of the infrastructure? What do experts say?
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All you need to know about Bengaluru’s new Bus Priority Lane plan for ORR 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Test runs of the priority bus lane project has already started in the Silk Board-KR Puram stretch of ORR. Here is how authorities are planning to implement the project and resolve problems
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Nine pointers to ensure Bengaluru’s upcoming bus lanes are a success 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru is soon to get dedicated bus lanes that are intended to make commute easy for bus users. But will the project succeed amidst the city's chaotic traffic? Here are nine pointers to ensure it does
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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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India gets its first public battery swapping station as Ahmedabad launches 18 e-buses 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters
The e-buses run on RTO circular routes 1 and 2, covering many key residential and business centres. The battery swapping station is at Ranip, on Route 1. Find out what else is on the cards for Ahmedabad's e-mobility programme.
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What cities pushing for bicycle sharing must learn from Bhopal’s not-so-smart experiment 25.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Two years back, Bhopal's automated bicycle sharing programme was launched amid much fanfare as one of its smart city projects. However, the scheme has seen lukewarm response at best and the factors behind this need careful attention.
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To B or not to B: Weighing the BRTS option for OMR 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Residents of OMR attended a public consultation for the proposed Bus Rapid Transit System in Chennai but remain apprehensive about the project and its utility for them. Here's why.
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