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Cities need an action plan for women’s safety

We need measures like smart CCTV cameras, last-mile connectivity and deployment of marshals in Metros and buses
A few cities outside India have experimented with the idea of free rides in public transport but they have mostly failed(Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
A few cities outside India have experimented with the idea of free rides in public transport but they have mostly failed(Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
Published on Jun 22, 2019 08:55 PM IST
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ByArunendra Kumar

MMRDA finally gets a buyer for its BKC plot; may fetch 2,300cr

Authority will again extend deadline for two plots that didn’t find a bidder this time
The MMRDA wants to lease plots to fund its metro projects in and around the city.(HT FILE)
The MMRDA wants to lease plots to fund its metro projects in and around the city.(HT FILE)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 12:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

90% citizens wanted underground Metros, reveals 2010 IIT-B study

The study was undertaken on the Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd route and sampled 1,070 citizens.
With demands for underground Metros gathering steam, a 2010 study by the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay revealed that 90% of the citizens screened for the study wanted underground Metros in the city.(Satyabrata Tripathy/ Hindustan Times)
With demands for underground Metros gathering steam, a 2010 study by the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay revealed that 90% of the citizens screened for the study wanted underground Metros in the city.(Satyabrata Tripathy/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 23, 2019 02:09 AM IST
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Trial trains for three Mumbai Metros to reach city by November 2019

The rakes will be tested for Metro lines 2A, 2B and 7. Of these, 2A and 7 are expected to start operations from 2020.
MMRDA will procure 63 trains of six cars each(HT file photo)
MMRDA will procure 63 trains of six cars each(HT file photo)
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

5 budget travel hacks that will help you save more

Travel hacks: Love travelling but don’t want to break the piggy bank every time? Here are 5 awesome travel hacks that will save you big time.
Earning points and saving money by making smart decisions like knowing the time for cheapest travel and other deals, booking a round trip rather than buying tickets separately can save you a lot of money.(Shutterstock)
Earning points and saving money by making smart decisions like knowing the time for cheapest travel and other deals, booking a round trip rather than buying tickets separately can save you a lot of money.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 19, 2018 02:56 PM IST
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Mumbai infra: It’s time to end long queues, it’s time for one city, one ticket

The city needs an integrated transport authority, as the lack of a single command has made transportation planning piecemeal
Currently, commuters have to stand in queues to buy tickets or recharge smart cards from each operator.(Ht File Photo)
Currently, commuters have to stand in queues to buy tickets or recharge smart cards from each operator.(Ht File Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2018 01:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai’s airport Metro will have a train every 15 minutes

The airport corridor is likely to run at a speed of 90km an hour, higher compared to the other Metros that are being planned at a speed of 30km an hour. In case of other Metros, a station will come up at a distance of 1-2km.
The airport corridor is likely to run at a speed of 90km an hour, higher compared to the other Metros that are being planned at a speed of 30km an hour. In case of other Metros, a station will come up at a distance of 1-2km.(FILE)
The airport corridor is likely to run at a speed of 90km an hour, higher compared to the other Metros that are being planned at a speed of 30km an hour. In case of other Metros, a station will come up at a distance of 1-2km.(FILE)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 09:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai
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