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Illegal vending sites have grown over the years in Mohali.(HT Photo.)

GMADA approves 14 vending sites in Mohali

By Hillary Victor, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:13 PM IST
MC commissioner Kamal Kumar Garg said after GMADA identified the sites the civic body had appointed officers to check if these could be used and submit a report after before allocation began
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Vehicles not in designated parking lots to be towed away: Chandigarh MC

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 01:01 AM IST
The fine for wrong parking in Chandigarh is 1,500 for four wheelers and 700 for two wheelers
The clip, shared on Twitter, shows a car entering a narrow parking space.(Twitter/@anandmahindra)
The clip, shared on Twitter, shows a car entering a narrow parking space.(Twitter/@anandmahindra)

Anand Mahindra shares unique car parking technique video. ‘Creative’ say netizens

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 03:37 PM IST
The clip with a ‘on track’ parking idea has been winning the Internet.
Occupying the passenger seat is not always a passive activity(Photo Imaging : Sunil Kumar Mallik)
Occupying the passenger seat is not always a passive activity(Photo Imaging : Sunil Kumar Mallik)

Humour: Five kinds of petrolheads

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 12:26 AM IST
A bird’s-eye view of car enthusiasts from the comfort of the passenger seat
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Punjab and Haryana HC gives chief architect 4 weeks to draw up parking plan

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 01:05 AM IST
The multi-level underground parking lot is to come up opposite the HC; the current parking space only has a capacity for 800 cars
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Three firms express interest in Chandigarh public bicycle sharing project

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 12:47 AM IST
The project, once executed, involves borrowing a bicycle from any docking station across the city and returning it to any docking station after a ride
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Heritage panel okays 3-tier underground parking for Punjab and Haryana high court

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 01:27 AM IST
Chandigarh administration will need UNESCO’s permission to undertake construction work
Registered vendors in the Sector 17 Plaza and Shastri Market in Sector 22 are to be rehabilitated at the Sector 15 site.(HT Photo)
Registered vendors in the Sector 17 Plaza and Shastri Market in Sector 22 are to be rehabilitated at the Sector 15 site.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh’s biggest vending zone in Sector 15 gets nod

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Addressing locals’ concerns, sites to be reduced from 1,000 to 850 to provide more parking space
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Electric vehicle policy: Dedicated lanes to be set up for charging stations in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 12:17 AM IST
Administration aims to register only EV in the city after 2030
Municipal officials on Wednesday said they were all set to enforce rules notified in the new parking policy and had begun work on preparing area-wise parking plans and differential parking charges.(REUTERS)
Municipal officials on Wednesday said they were all set to enforce rules notified in the new parking policy and had begun work on preparing area-wise parking plans and differential parking charges.(REUTERS)

Civic bodies all set to enforce new parking policy

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 02:33 AM IST
The rules say civic agencies will have to tow away vehicles parked on footpaths, be it residential or other public spaces.
The proposals for constructing the planned parking space were passed by the standing committee of the SDMC last month. The proposal was further approved by the civic body’s house on Wednesday.(S Burmaula/ HT Photo)
The proposals for constructing the planned parking space were passed by the standing committee of the SDMC last month. The proposal was further approved by the civic body’s house on Wednesday.(S Burmaula/ HT Photo)

SDMC to build 4 parking lots, will create space for over 500 cars

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:04 AM IST
Puzzle parking is an automated system that enables horizontal and vertical movement of parking spots, just like a puzzle, to park and retrieve cars. SDMC officials said the multilevel puzzle parking system is adopted at the places where less space is available.
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MC to propose stilt parking in 5 city parks

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Harsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 10:35 PM IST
The proposal is to be tabled in the MC General House meeting to be held on Monday.
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Now, lack of smart facilities in Chandigarh parking lots will lead to contract cancellation

Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 01:01 AM IST
MC will employ its own staff to run the multilevel parking
Environmentalists, who have alerted authorities about the encroachment, said that debris, mud and garbage have been dumped in the mangroves.(Ht image)
Environmentalists, who have alerted authorities about the encroachment, said that debris, mud and garbage have been dumped in the mangroves.(Ht image)

Malad mangroves turn parking lot for over 300 taxis

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:22 AM IST
The area is located opposite a hotel and next to the Hiradevi temple close to Erangal village near Madh island.
With the number of vehicles constantly increasing over the years, haphazard parking on city roads and footpaths due to shortage of parking lots are stifling vehicular movement.(HT File)
With the number of vehicles constantly increasing over the years, haphazard parking on city roads and footpaths due to shortage of parking lots are stifling vehicular movement.(HT File)

OUVGL Scheme: Year on, MC’s proposal to use govt land as parking hangs fire

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Navrajdeep Singh, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 11:04 PM IST
MC identified 13 locations belonging to govt departments for acquisition and then use them as parking lots; sent a proposal to the state for approval in September last year and the response is still awaited
On Monday, civic chief Praveen Pardeshi released a press note and wrote to the city police commissioner to step up action against such repeat offenders. Currently, the civic body fines Rs 15,000 for the first offence.(HT image)
On Monday, civic chief Praveen Pardeshi released a press note and wrote to the city police commissioner to step up action against such repeat offenders. Currently, the civic body fines Rs 15,000 for the first offence.(HT image)

Buses parked illegally 2nd time? BMC will seize them

MUMBAI | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 05:37 AM IST
According to BMC’s press release, there is space for around 3,495 buses at 24 bus depots and 37 BEST terminals, available at reasonable rates.
Having trouble looking for a spot to park? You can now search for parking lots nearest to your location through the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) MCGM24x7 app.(Pramod Thakur/Hindustan Times)
Having trouble looking for a spot to park? You can now search for parking lots nearest to your location through the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) MCGM24x7 app.(Pramod Thakur/Hindustan Times)

BMC app to guide you to nearest parking lot

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 01:25 AM IST
A new module activated on the app on Monday detects the real-time location of the user’s mobile phone and maps public parking lots (PPLs) and parking spaces at BEST depots in a 5-km radius.
A view of the parking lot inside a traffic island near Regal cinema in Mumbai.(HT Photo)
A view of the parking lot inside a traffic island near Regal cinema in Mumbai.(HT Photo)

Stiff parking penalties not a problem, lack of policy is

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Little to no attention was paid to Mumbai’s parking system in the last decade, even as the number of vehicles on the streets multiplied
Niti Aayog, the government’s policy think tank, has proposed a complete ban on all internal combustion engine powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India, starting 2025.(HT Photo)
Niti Aayog, the government’s policy think tank, has proposed a complete ban on all internal combustion engine powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India, starting 2025.(HT Photo)

Speed up adoption of EVs: Centre to states

New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 12:22 AM IST
It has also urged transport principal secretaries and transport commissioners of states/Union territories to reduce or waive road tax on EVs and to promote their use as shared mobility vehicles and public transport.
There may be a dearth of household help, but the gap has been filled with housekeeping services(Istock)
There may be a dearth of household help, but the gap has been filled with housekeeping services(Istock)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Helping hands

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 08:35 PM IST
These days, it is easier than ever to outsource your life
Police surveys say that nearly 10,000 vehicles in Shimla are parked on both lateral and main roads, leading to traffic congestion and jams.(HT Photo)
Police surveys say that nearly 10,000 vehicles in Shimla are parked on both lateral and main roads, leading to traffic congestion and jams.(HT Photo)

Traffic congestion, jams on Shimla roads due to shortage of parking space

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 04:04 PM IST
There are nearly 1.65 lakh vehicles registered in Shimla urban and rural  areas. More than 10,000 vehicles were registered in Shimla urban in the last decade.
3 armed men robbed a 35-year-old businessman and his family just as he parked his Mercedes Benz car in his home.(HT Photo)
3 armed men robbed a 35-year-old businessman and his family just as he parked his Mercedes Benz car in his home.(HT Photo)

Family held hostage, robbed in Delhi home

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2019 04:45 AM IST
The footage showed a gunman robbing Behl’s wife who was in the front passenger seat with their four-year-old daughter in her lap.
SDMC officials said there have been days when over 20,000 people visited the park. Now the parks attracts so many visitors that the parking space has failed to take the load.(HT Photo)
SDMC officials said there have been days when over 20,000 people visited the park. Now the parks attracts so many visitors that the parking space has failed to take the load.(HT Photo)

At Waste to Wonder Park, south body plans more parking space

New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 07:24 AM IST
The park, which has replicas of the seven wonders of the world made of metal scrap, has turned out to be a hit among Delhiites and tourists ever since it opened in February this year.
On Thursday, BEST proposed that its minimum fare be brought down to Rs 5 for 5km against the current Rs 8 for 2km in regular buses and for AC buses, to Rs 6 for 5km from the current Rs 30 for 2km.(HT Photo)
On Thursday, BEST proposed that its minimum fare be brought down to Rs 5 for 5km against the current Rs 8 for 2km in regular buses and for AC buses, to Rs 6 for 5km from the current Rs 30 for 2km.(HT Photo)

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport panel strikes down fare-cut plan

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 02:29 AM IST
The panel has decided to postpone this plan until BEST comes up with another one to attract more commuters.
The Mumbai traffic police and BMC are in talks about how to impose the penalty.(HT File Photo)
The Mumbai traffic police and BMC are in talks about how to impose the penalty.(HT File Photo)

Soon, Rs10,000 fine for parking within 1km of a public lot in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 08:05 AM IST
Mumbai has 146 public parking spaces, with a capacity to hold 34,808 two-wheelers and four-wheelers.
Authority officials said similar request for proposals will be invited for the other upcoming lots at Botanic Garden, underground parking projects in Sector 1 , Sector 3 , and Sector 5 .(HT File Photo/ Representative Image)
Authority officials said similar request for proposals will be invited for the other upcoming lots at Botanic Garden, underground parking projects in Sector 1 , Sector 3 , and Sector 5 .(HT File Photo/ Representative Image)

Noida plans app for booking parking slots in advance

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Shafaque Alam
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 03:17 PM IST
The Noida authority will also provide app-based services in Sector 18 multilevel parking, which has a capacity of 3,000 vehicles.
On an average, at least 4,500 tourists vehicles enter Manali and 5,000 vehicles enter Shimla everyday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
On an average, at least 4,500 tourists vehicles enter Manali and 5,000 vehicles enter Shimla everyday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)

Roads leading to Shimla, Manali choked due to heavy tourist influx

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Navneet Rathore
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 12:37 PM IST
On Saturday evening, long traffic jams were witnessed on the roads leading to Shimla from Shoghi and Kufri from Dhali tunnel.
(iStock)
(iStock)

Automatic sensors, mobile apps, shared spaces take the sting out of parking

Hindustan Times | By Samriddhi Nandi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 06:21 PM IST
In overcrowded metro cities, automated systems are finally helping harried motorists find slots in the newly constructed parking towers around them.
According to the latest available data, there were 248 private vehicles for every 1,000 people in Mumbai in 2017. This number could be more now.(HT Photo)
According to the latest available data, there were 248 private vehicles for every 1,000 people in Mumbai in 2017. This number could be more now.(HT Photo)

Nine housing societies in Mumbai may have public parking lots

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul Thakkar
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 12:42 AM IST
The newly-formed authority, under Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) parking policy, has identified nine housing societies close to commercial business districts — such as BKC — as well as areas with little or no space for parking.
Days before Delhi goes to vote in the general elections, residents said they would support the party that promises redevelopment and better infrastructure.
Days before Delhi goes to vote in the general elections, residents said they would support the party that promises redevelopment and better infrastructure.
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