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Mind the gap: Women more likely to quit job over long commute

Women who had an hour-long commute were 29.1 percent more likely to leave their current job than if they had a 10 minute commute compared to 23.9 percent of men.
Women who had an hour-long commute were 29.1 percent more likely to leave their current job than if they had a 10 minute commute compared to 23.9 percent of men.(Unsplash)
Women who had an hour-long commute were 29.1 percent more likely to leave their current job than if they had a 10 minute commute compared to 23.9 percent of men.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 06:05 PM IST
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LONDON | ByReuters

Putting commute on the right track: Maharashtra nod for three more Metro lines

Eight stations on this route, which falls under the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), will be built underground, taking the entire cost of the project to Rs 11,000 crore.
With this, the authority has got state approvals for all lines, except Metro 8 (Airport-Navi Mumbai airport), Metro 13 (Shivaji Chowk -Virar) and Metro 14 (Kanjurmarg-Badlapur).(HT Photo)
With this, the authority has got state approvals for all lines, except Metro 8 (Airport-Navi Mumbai airport), Metro 13 (Shivaji Chowk -Virar) and Metro 14 (Kanjurmarg-Badlapur).(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 04:48 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Putting commute on the right track: Maha nod for three more Metro lines

Currently, six Metro corridors are under construction in the city
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 12:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByTanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai

BEST fare revision proposed, cheaper commute on cards

The proposal will be tabled before the BEST committee on Friday, said officials. It will then be sent to the regional transport authority for a final nod.
Civic chief Praveen Pardeshi had set several preconditions, including reduction of bus fares, in exchange for giving the undertaking <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100crore as financial aid per month.(HT Photo)
Civic chief Praveen Pardeshi had set several preconditions, including reduction of bus fares, in exchange for giving the undertaking 100crore as financial aid per month.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 04:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByKailash Korde

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Got a ticket to ride

But should it be free, if you are a woman travelling in the national capital?
The biggest problem right now for women who use the Metro network is last-mile connectivity(Getty images)
The biggest problem right now for women who use the Metro network is last-mile connectivity(Getty images)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySeema Goswami

Indian railways launch new app to make commute safer for women

The SOS application will alert the relevant zonal railway control room, depending on the region the train is moving through.
Mumbai’s Central and Western Railway had previously introduced panic buttons in women’s compartments of local trains.(Pixabay)
Mumbai’s Central and Western Railway had previously introduced panic buttons in women’s compartments of local trains.(Pixabay)
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 01:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Mumbai civic body thinks of constructing eight link roads to smoothen commute

Missing links to cut distance between select locations by at least half, says BMC
According to an official, once the missing links are constructed, the distance between select spots will be reduced to less than half the present distance(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
According to an official, once the missing links are constructed, the distance between select spots will be reduced to less than half the present distance(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 14, 2019 08:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

Why emails sent during commute should count as working hours

A new study argues that emails sent during commute time should be counted within overall working hours of an employee.
The researchers concluded that wider internet access on trains had caused a “blurring of boundaries” between life at home and work for the workforce.(Unsplash)
The researchers concluded that wider internet access on trains had caused a “blurring of boundaries” between life at home and work for the workforce.(Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 10:52 AM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByHT Correspondent

Living in urban sprawls may be shortening your life expectancy

Urban sprawls are bad for health and life expectancy, as you end up overcoming more adversities and commute for longer to get to work, school or the grocery store, says a new study.
Urban sprawl refers to the expansion of human population away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and car-dependent communities.(Shutterstock)
Urban sprawl refers to the expansion of human population away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and car-dependent communities.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 10:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

For smooth commute, Central Railway to run fewer trains during heavy rains in Mumbai

The authorities plan to cancel at least 350 services on days when high tide is coupled with heavy rain
Last year in August, CR tracks were waterlogged.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Last year in August, CR tracks were waterlogged.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2018 10:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
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