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Cabinet clears Phase-II of Ahemdabad Metro Rail Project 20.2.2019 Sify Finance
The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II.
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Cabinet approves Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor of RRTS 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet has approved the following proposal: Construction of Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) covering a distance of 82.15 kms. (68.03 kms. elevated and 14.12 km. underground) at a total completion cost of Rs.
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Cabinet approves Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase II 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: Implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II, which comprises two corridors of total length 28.254 i.e. Corridor 1 from Motera Stadioum to Mahatma mandir for a length of 22.838 km. and Corridor 2 from GNLU to GIFT City for a length of 5.416 km at a total completion cost of Rs.
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Why Metro can help Bengaluru but elevated road can’t 18.2.2019 Citizen Matters
An elevated corridor will only decrease the sustainability of the transport system and overall livability of the city. But a mass rapid public transport scenario like a metro on the same corridor will help the city achieve the right modal share balance.
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Metro projects in India- Rapid Strides in Urban transport & Mobility 16.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
With rapid urbanization, the pressure is mounting on the public transport system from the  people living in cities and towns across the country. Mass Rapid Transport System, MRTS has emerged as one of the  most effective means of mobility for the citizens in tier-1 and tier-2 cities and Metro has been a major player.
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Centre Approves Patna Metro Rail Project Comprising Of 2 Corridors 14.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a boost to public transport in the Bihar's capital city, the centre Wednesday approved the Patna Metro Rail project comprising two corridors -- Danapur to Mithapur and Patna Railway Station to New...
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Boost to Public Transport and Connectivity in Patna 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Patna Metro Rail Project having two Metro Rail Corridors,namely (i) Danapur to Mithapur (ii) Patna Railway Stationof New ISBT at an estimated cost of Rs.13365.
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ASTC to turn aggregator, acquire 4,000 buses in 4 years 11.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
ASTC to turn aggregator, acquire 4,000 buses in 4 years
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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New scheme to make ASTC more efficient 7.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
New scheme to make ASTC more efficient
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Here’s how Bengaluru can save road space by incentivising smaller cars 5.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In an era where the tax is based on the price of the car and not other parameters, vehicle area tax can be a tool to help the government generate more revenue and disincentivise big cars to help reduce congestion.
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A climate problem even California can't fix: tailpipe pollution 1.2.2019 Reuters: World News
For three decades, California has led the fight to control tailpipe pollution, with countless policies promoting cleaner gasoline, carpooling, public transportation and its signature strategy - the electric vehicle.
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Nitin Gadkari Stresses upon The Need to Optimize Capacity Utilization and Reduce Congestion on Roads 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that reforms are being brought-in to optimize capacity utilization and to reduce congestion on roads as well as higher levels of road safety and service standards in the country.
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Increased Use Of Public Transport May Decrease Obesity Rate: Study 31.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
According to a latest study, using public transportation often may work wonders in lowering obesity rates.
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Gadkari stresses need to optimise capacity utilisation 31.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said reforms are being brought-in to optimise capacity utilisation and to reduce congestion on roads as well as higher levels of road safety and service standards in the country. Speaking at the conclusion of a legal contract for procurement […]
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I have no love for concrete or steel; want more buses: R K Mishra 29.1.2019 Citizen Matters
In an interview with Citizen Matters, Mishra reveals that he wrote the electric vehicle policy for Karnataka. He says the increase in capacity alone can lead to efficient public transport system. He says suburban rail is for the people from suburbs and will not efficiently bring down traffic in the city.
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The Modi Years: How close is India to getting 100 Smart Cities? 26.1.2019 Scroll.in
Progress has been slow. Projects have been limited to small areas.
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Seamless mobility to create 40% additional revenue by 2030 25.1.2019 Sify Finance
Seamless mobility for transport and travel is likely to create additional revenue of about 40 per cent by 2030, compared to the current revenue levels, a McKinsey report said on Friday.
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City buses should be good and safe: Jaivardhan Singh 19.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The urban public transport system should be strengthened. City buses should be good and safe. Urban Development and Housing Minister Jaivardhan Singh gave this directive during a review of departmental schemes at the Mantralaya. He said that priority should be given to the purchase of electric buses. Singh said that agencies that do […]
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The Move to a Sustainable Future through Electric Two-wheelers 19.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Mukesh Malhotra The 2018 Environmental Performance Index ranked India 177th out of 180 countries making India one of the world’s most polluted countries. Particulate matter (PM) and NOx were the main pollutants with PM levels in nearly all cities above the acceptable limit and causing health hazards on a massive scale. Additionally, India’s dependence on the fuel import has been costing the exchequer $70 billion every year and given the global geo political scenario and its impact on oil prices, is likely to further increase. It is this context that has triggered a serious dialogue on the transition of vehicles dependent on fossil fuels to those using renewable sources, especially electric vehicles. India as a country has a mixed record of being able to drive dramatic changes effectively. This note attempts to lay down the choice of action areas for accelerating this transition to cleaner cities and lesser dependence on fuel import without impeding transportation needs and assuming no material change in ...
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