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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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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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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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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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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Omar Abdullah Sits On 'Dharna' Against Civilian Traffic Ban On Highway 10.4.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) Vice-President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday sat on a 'dharna' (sit-in) on the national highway against the ban on civilian traffic on...
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Airport terminals to display Metro timings 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
Move aimed at encouraging arriving passengers to take transit system
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When will Delhi see electric buses on its regular routes? 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters
In a detailed interview with Citizen Matters, Jasmine Shah, Vice Chairperson of the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC), throws light on the exact goals with regard to induction of e-buses in the capital and the journey towards that over the last one year.
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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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BJP 2014 manifesto check: Has Modi government improved cities and the lot of the new middle class? 25.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From better public transport and housing to 100 smart cities, the BJP made many promises before the last Lok Sabha election. How many have been fulfilled?
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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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Over 2500 citizens come together to protest against elevated corridor 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A large coalition of citizen groups demanded more effective and economical alternatives to address Bengaluru's traffic problems.
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Invest in public transport, not elevated corridors, say protesters 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of citizens gathered at Maurya Circle on Saturday, demanding cancellation of the elevated corridor project. Citizens Live spoke to the protesters to know why they were opposed to the project
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Hong Kong faces commuter chaos after rare train collision 18.3.2019 Reuters: World News
A train collision disrupted services in Hong Kong on Monday, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour in the heart of the Asian financial hub, authorities said.
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Put RO-RO vessel in service to ease traffic congestion: SGBG to govt 17.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Put RO-RO vessel in service to ease traffic congestion: SGBG to govt
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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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Time for intolerence: Mumbai residents must stop being so apathetic about their city’s neglect 16.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For ordinary Mumbaikars, just walking in their neighbourhoods or commuting to work is a terrible ordeal.
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Elevated Corridor controversy: CAF to focus on public transport, tree loss 16.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizen Action Forum explains their position on the Elevated Corridor controversy -- in the light of the recent court order in their writ petition.
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