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Last updated: Nov 21 2019 17:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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No additional budget or police personnel to manage traffic on bus priority lane: JCP Ravikanthe Gowda 21.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
There is no separate budget allocation or police personnel to manage traffic at the bus priority lane, says JCP (Traffic) B R Ravikanthe Gowda. But the department will rely on BBMP for additional manpower to monitor the lane
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Solar sees some success in Bengaluru, even as BESCOM fails to meet solar rooftop targets 20.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Organisations like BIAL and Bangalore University are now meeting a large part of their energy needs from solar power. But not enough citizens have applied for rooftop solar installation under BESCOM schemes
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Bengaluru Buzz: Traffic police notifies bus lane | 8 transit hubs to decongest city | 4000 residents protest in Haralur..and more 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Last week, traffic police notified the bus priority lane on ORR. Meanwhile, eight transit hubs are being planned around Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Read more on news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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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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15 challenges in executing the ORR bus priority lane project 15.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP and BMTC have not thought through many practical difficulties in implementing the bus priority lane (BPL) on ORR. Questions on bus clumping at junctions, traffic management in service roads and so on remain unanswered
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“Bus priority lane in ORR: Ambitious but poorly thought-out?” 14.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
There is much optimism around the bus priority lane to be operational on ORR tomorrow. But there's no clarity on what outcome we can expect, or how the project will fit into the overall transport plan for ORR and the city
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BWSSB’s workforce woefully inadequate, says Chairman Tushar Girinath 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Inadequate workforce and finances are affecting BWSSB's services, according to the Board's Chairman Tushar Girinath. Girinath and other experts discussed solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis at a recent panel discussion
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Let’s all learn Kannada to connect better with Bengaluru 10.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
To truly belong to a city, it's important to learn the local language. And large numbers of non-Kannadigas in Bengaluru have been doing this in the last few years
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Now it’s Cubbon Park: Just how many times should Bengalureans protest, to save their heritage? 8.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Several laws have been made, and commissions formed, to protect Bengaluru's heritage. Why then do we have to get on to the streets and protest every time our commons is threatened?
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Why ward committees are ineffective in Bengaluru: BBMP councillors’ “Maharaja Complex”! 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Only about half of Bengaluru wards hold ward committee meetings. And even these meetings are often ineffective as councillors make unilateral decisions, don't share information, and schedule meetings erratically
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“Security cameras, smart cards, street infra essential to make public transport safe”: Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao 5.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Even as Bengaluru is promoting public transport, many commuters - especially women - find buses and cabs unsafe. In this edition of Citizens' Live, Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao discusses the requirements and challenges in making public transport safe
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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BBMP asks engineers to follow nine-step methodology for filling potholes 30.10.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP Special Commissioner Randeep Dev says that engineers have been asked to strictly comply with the methodology for filling potholes. They also have to submit geo-tagged photos of potholes before and after repairs
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Why pedestrians prefer risking lives over using skywalks in Bengaluru 28.10.2019 Citizen Matters
With long flights of stairs, dysfunctional lifts, and even criminals lurking around, skywalks in Bengaluru have few users. These multi-crore projects are justified only if safety and convenience of users is taken seriously
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Bengaluru Buzz: Over 800 ‘NimBus’es on priority lane | 60% Kannada mandated on display boards | Can’t cover drains, says BBMP..and more 26.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Priority lane buses get brand name and logo, establishments to ensure 60 percent Kannada in display boards, heavy rains lash south and west Bengaluru - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week
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Why BBMP must rethink its plan for ward delimitation 25.10.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP is planning to redraw ward boundaries, to ensure equitable funding and service delivery across wards. But why are residents in outer areas protesting the plan then?
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Govt response after #MahadevapuraDemands protest: Nothing new, residents say 24.10.2019 Citizen Matters
The #MahadevapuraDemands protest against elected representatives last Friday seems to have had some positive impact. But residents of the constituency are not yet ready to celebrate.
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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Panel to explore solutions to Bengaluru’s water crisis: Who gets how much and at what cost? 22.10.2019 Citizen Matters
How can every Bengalurean be provided with enough water for their needs, at a price they can afford? Attend a panel discussion on October 24th, where BWSSB Chairman and domain experts explore solutions
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