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A bottleneck has been created on the site with two-lane traffic diverted to a single bridge. Earlier, only one-way traffic was allowed on both bridges.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

Widening of Ludhiana’s BRS Nagar Canal bridge: Taken by surprise, commuters fume over bottleneck

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:53 PM IST
While maintaining that the project was much needed in view of the increasing traffic congestion in the area, locals derided the timing of the undertaking
(Representative Photo/File)
(Representative Photo/File)

2 commuters arrested with 380g opium in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Accused were coming from Gill Canal on scooters when they were stopped for checking, one of the accomplices fled
The DMRC said around 200 passengers were counselled for not wearing face masks properly.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The DMRC said around 200 passengers were counselled for not wearing face masks properly.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

114 commuters penalised for violating norms as DMRC resumes full services

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2020 10:26 AM IST
Over 1.5 lakh people had availed metro services across the various corridors till 7:30 PM. Of these, 2,268 people used the Airport Line, a senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official said.
Bus operators’ associations said that drivers and helpers experienced hiccups in some pockets, where a large number of people were waiting to board buses.(PTI)
Bus operators’ associations said that drivers and helpers experienced hiccups in some pockets, where a large number of people were waiting to board buses.(PTI)

No end to commuters’ woes in Bengal as limited number of buses hit streets

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 04:11 PM IST
Private bus operators claimed that the number of vehicles operated in Kolkata and its suburbs on Tuesday marginally increased compared to the day before, as 30 per cent of the fleet hit roads.
HT Image
HT Image

No early relief to commuters as Ola, Uber drivers refuse to end strike in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 12:51 AM IST
Cab drivers have refused to budge, saying they want cab agencies to pay them adequate remuneration per kilometre
Cab drivers working with app-based aggregators protesting at Dussehra Ground in Phase 8, Mohali, on Monday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Cab drivers working with app-based aggregators protesting at Dussehra Ground in Phase 8, Mohali, on Monday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

Commuters suffer as cab fares surge in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2020 12:44 AM IST
Uber, Ola drivers up in arms over entry fee issue; auto operators’ protest adds to the woes as travel becomes three to four times dearer across tricity
Buses stand at as TSRTC employees are on an indefinite strike demanding fulfilment of various demands including RTC merger with the Government, in Hyderabad.(ANI Photo)
Buses stand at as TSRTC employees are on an indefinite strike demanding fulfilment of various demands including RTC merger with the Government, in Hyderabad.(ANI Photo)

Commuters face inconvenience as buses remain off roads in Telangana as strike enters 2nd day

Hyderabad | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Commuters faced inconvenience in reaching their native places for Bathukamma and Dussehra celebrations as buses remained confined to the depots.
When HT used the app, it found that the time table option in the application did not work.(HT image)
When HT used the app, it found that the time table option in the application did not work.(HT image)

BEST app does not show time table, stops, say commuters

Mumbai | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 03:14 AM IST
Despite entering different bus routes, the app did not show the details of buses or the stops.
Based on information shared by the Gurugram traffic police, Google will update its maps immediately,” said Subhash Boken, public relation officer of the Gurugram police.(HT image)
Based on information shared by the Gurugram traffic police, Google will update its maps immediately,” said Subhash Boken, public relation officer of the Gurugram police.(HT image)

Commuters to get real time traffic updates from Google

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 11:34 AM IST
According to traffic officials, the tie-up was done so that commuters would know possible route diversions through Google maps and take alternative routes.
BEST has geo-mapped nearly 6,000 bus stops and over 400 bus routes. BEST operates over 3,100 buses on these routes which ferry nearly 30 lakh passengers every day.(HT PHOTO.)
BEST has geo-mapped nearly 6,000 bus stops and over 400 bus routes. BEST operates over 3,100 buses on these routes which ferry nearly 30 lakh passengers every day.(HT PHOTO.)

To make travel easier for Mumbai commuters, BEST to launch mobile app soon

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kailash Korde
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 09:17 PM IST
BEST has begun trials of the mobile app, making the beta or trial version of it available to the public on Google play store, from August 26, 2019. It also collected feedback from experts, students and passengers for improving the app.
Mudslide between Belapur and Targhar led to local services on Belapur-Kharkopar line being suspended for the entire day on Wednesday, affecting more than 7,000 commuters who travel on the route.(Hindustan Times)
Mudslide between Belapur and Targhar led to local services on Belapur-Kharkopar line being suspended for the entire day on Wednesday, affecting more than 7,000 commuters who travel on the route.(Hindustan Times)
Picture for representation only.(HT PHoto)
Picture for representation only.(HT PHoto)

BEST’s fare cut brings back commuters to buses in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 12:02 AM IST
BEST has slashed fares of its regular as well AC buses to 5-20, and 6-25, respectively for the distance slabs of 5km, 10km, 15km and beyond 15km
At Thane railway station: After a day of mayhem and staying indoors, Mumbaiites stepped out for work on Wednesday, only to be greeted with more chaos.(HT PHOTO)
At Thane railway station: After a day of mayhem and staying indoors, Mumbaiites stepped out for work on Wednesday, only to be greeted with more chaos.(HT PHOTO)

Fewer trains on Mumbai’s Central Railway hassle commuters

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed and Priyanka Dhomse
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 01:11 AM IST
Operating at an interval of 40-45 minutes, trains were overcrowded, with stampede-like situation on platforms and foot overbridges at several stations.
A section of Thane station’s platform number 2 with the roof missing, which leads to water gushing down during rain.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
A section of Thane station’s platform number 2 with the roof missing, which leads to water gushing down during rain.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)

Roofless Thane station adds to commuters’ woes this monsoon

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Dhomse
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2019 12:16 AM IST
Missing roofs on platform number 2 let water rush down on Friday, leading to chaos-like situtaion
Delhi Traffic Police said between 9.30am and 1.30pm, when the Metro services were down, over 58 complaints of traffic jams in south Delhi were received by the department’s helpline.(HTPhotos)
Delhi Traffic Police said between 9.30am and 1.30pm, when the Metro services were down, over 58 complaints of traffic jams in south Delhi were received by the department’s helpline.(HTPhotos)

Road traffic goes haywire as stranded commuters try to hail cabs and autos

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2019 04:13 AM IST
The roads were particularly bad between Sultanpur and Qutab Minar Metro stations, where the Metro services were affected. Commuters were evacuated from the trains and those stuck in stations were seen crowding on roads.
People crowd into a four wheeler as an alternative after metro service operations on the Yellow Line were hit at around 9:30 am due to the breakdown of overhead wires between Sultanpur station and Qutub Minar Metro station(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
People crowd into a four wheeler as an alternative after metro service operations on the Yellow Line were hit at around 9:30 am due to the breakdown of overhead wires between Sultanpur station and Qutub Minar Metro station(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

Delhi cops, truckers offer rides to commuters stuck after snag on Delhi Metro’s Yellow Line

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava and Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 07:23 AM IST
Many on Tuesday were stuck inside trains and in stations after a breakdown in the overhead electrification on the Yellow Line between Qutub Minar and Sultanpur
Mega Block on Central Line at Parel Station in Mumbai(Samson Tupdal/HT Photo)
Mega Block on Central Line at Parel Station in Mumbai(Samson Tupdal/HT Photo)

CR mega block: trains delayed, overcrowded, say commuters

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 04:31 AM IST
Suspects, Sumit, 26, and Sandeep, 24, both from Ghaziabad, were arrested on Thursday night from DLF Phase 2 when they were looking for their next victim.(HT Photo)
Suspects, Sumit, 26, and Sandeep, 24, both from Ghaziabad, were arrested on Thursday night from DLF Phase 2 when they were looking for their next victim.(HT Photo)

Two more held in Gurugram for robbing commuters in ‘shared cabs’

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Police have seized the car that had a fake registration plate, a lighter that looks like a pistol that the gang allegedly used to threaten victims to reveal their ATM PIN and a roll of tape used by the gang to gag the victims.
The two cases took the total number of such cases in the city to 19 since the start of this year. The incidents took place at Atlas Chowk and Hero Honda Chowk, when the victims were looking for a ride back home.(Picture for representation)
The two cases took the total number of such cases in the city to 19 since the start of this year. The incidents took place at Atlas Chowk and Hero Honda Chowk, when the victims were looking for a ride back home.(Picture for representation)

Commuters robbed in Gurugram despite police vigil

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 03:33 AM IST
A week after at least 100 policemen were deployed, in uniform and mufti, along the 15-km-long stretch of Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway to ensure “no more people fall prey to cabbie gangs”, three more people were abducted, assaulted and robbed in two separate instances.
(Representational photo)
(Representational photo)

‘Will not cross railway tracks illegally’: Mumbai GRP makes commuters take pledge

Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 11:28 PM IST
This is the latest initiative by the Kurla railway police force to curb illegal crossings
People heading to office were seen queuing up near BEST bus stops after the strike started after midnight on Monday. Authorities allowed private buses to ferry passengers but commuters said they were inadequate.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)
People heading to office were seen queuing up near BEST bus stops after the strike started after midnight on Monday. Authorities allowed private buses to ferry passengers but commuters said they were inadequate.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)

Commuters in Mumbai affected as BEST employees go on strike

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2019 10:59 AM IST
Thousands of commuters in Mumbai faced delays on Tuesday as employees of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) went on strike to press for several of their demands.
The Gurugaman bus service was launched on September 2. Currently, 23 buses operate on a single route.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT FILE)
The Gurugaman bus service was launched on September 2. Currently, 23 buses operate on a single route.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT FILE)

Gurugaman bus service too ‘expensive’, say commuters

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 03:29 PM IST
Users say though new buses are comfortable, their fares are far higher than shared autos.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said the train halted due to a signalling issue at Shankar Vihar at 4.35pm. Officials said the train was later pulled out of service and sent for maintenance by 4.55pm.(PTI/Picture for representation)
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said the train halted due to a signalling issue at Shankar Vihar at 4.35pm. Officials said the train was later pulled out of service and sent for maintenance by 4.55pm.(PTI/Picture for representation)

Snag on Magenta Line slows Delhi Metro, commuters suffer

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2018 03:59 AM IST
Commuters in Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line, which connects Janakpuri West with Botanical Garden, were stuck for over 30 minutes on Wednesday evening after a technical snag halted a train at the Shankar Vihar Metro station.
Commuters wade through a waterlogged street in Sector 44, on Tuesday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged street in Sector 44, on Tuesday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Water enters homes, commuters struggle to find last-mile transport

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Sector 28 resident Col Ranvir Singh said, “I sent messages to the flood centre and the district administration but got no response.”
Even with seasonal rains, the lanes gets waterlogged in Jaipur.(HT PHOTO)
Even with seasonal rains, the lanes gets waterlogged in Jaipur.(HT PHOTO)

Rain mayhem: Waterlogging, potholed roads give commuters a hard time

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 10:25 PM IST
People were finding it difficult to walk on waterlogged roads in Swarna Path area of Mansarovar.
Many are reluctant to spend on the high priced AC local fare(HT Photo)
Many are reluctant to spend on the high priced AC local fare(HT Photo)

Mumbai AC train’s ticket fares will not be hiked till December

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 01:48 PM IST
In May, the AC local crossed 10 lakh ridership within five months of operations.
Passengers at Sangamwadi depot have complained that they have to pay five times more than average ticket fare.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
Passengers at Sangamwadi depot have complained that they have to pay five times more than average ticket fare.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

Will cancel permits if Pune private bus operators fleece commuters: state transport minister

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 05:40 PM IST
Diwakar Raote, state transport minister said that the latest decision has been taken following a number of complaints received regarding passengers being overcharged during the summer season, which is the peak holiday time period.
The accused were staying in Bapunagar area of Faridabad and used to work as daily wage labourers at different places, the police said.(HT PHOTO)
The accused were staying in Bapunagar area of Faridabad and used to work as daily wage labourers at different places, the police said.(HT PHOTO)

Gang robbing commuters by offering rides in cab busted, 4 arrested

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:57 PM IST
The gang targeted commuters at key intersections in Gurugram, Delhi and Faridabad
Even first-class season ticket holders can’t travel in reserved coaches.(HT photo)
Even first-class season ticket holders can’t travel in reserved coaches.(HT photo)

WR stamps monthly pass to stop daily commuters from occupying reserved coaches on express trains

Hindustan Times | By Ram Parmar
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2018 11:20 AM IST
If commuters want to travel in general coaches of express trains, they have to pay superfast charges separately
A 30-year-old died after falling off from the over crowded local from Dombivli. The incident took place between Diva and Kopar stations during morning peak hours on Wednesday.(HT/RISHIKESH CHOUDHARY)
A 30-year-old died after falling off from the over crowded local from Dombivli. The incident took place between Diva and Kopar stations during morning peak hours on Wednesday.(HT/RISHIKESH CHOUDHARY)

After man’s death, commuters ask to survey accident spots, build trauma centers

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar and Priyanka Dhomse
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 12:55 AM IST
The Dombivli Government Railway Police (GRP) said the spot near Bhopar Nala has claimed three lives since 2015.
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