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The chief minister-led authority recently passed the multi-modal integration plan for corridor improvement.(HT image)

Rs 25 Cr to be spent on each Metro station

Mumbai | By Tanushree Venkatraman
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 03:32 AM IST
The state, in its estimates for the Metro projects earlier, had allocated Rs 2crore-Rs 2.65 crore for improvement of each station.
The civic authorities have also designated a multi-utility zone (MUZ) on the road for kiosks, vendors, water ATMs, mobile toilets, smart poles and dustbins.(HT Photo)
The civic authorities have also designated a multi-utility zone (MUZ) on the road for kiosks, vendors, water ATMs, mobile toilets, smart poles and dustbins.(HT Photo)

One-way streets likely in crowded Karol Bagh, Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:52 AM IST
The civic body has identified stretches such as Tank Road, Padam Singh Road, Pyarelal Road, Saraswati Marg and Gurdwara Road for the one-way system.
Rates hiked to discourage parking on Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Rates hiked to discourage parking on Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Rates hiked to discourage parking on Arya Samaj Road in Karol Bagh

New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 05:24 AM IST
Earlier this week, the corporation had made the Ajmal Khan Road in the market pedestrian-only, by installing bollards to restrict entry of vehicles. T
Gurugram had 446 road fatalities in 2018, of which 168 were pedestrian fatalities.(Picture for representation)
Gurugram had 446 road fatalities in 2018, of which 168 were pedestrian fatalities.(Picture for representation)

OPINION | India should consider taking ‘traffic-calming’ measures

PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 10:19 AM IST
Over the past few years, the number of fatalities and injuries due to road accidents has steadily increased. India is among the highest in number as well as rate of road fatalities. Over 1,50,000 people die every year, which is more than 400 per day.
By design, city streets should be safe, engaging and lively. They should encourage more people to walk.(HT File)
By design, city streets should be safe, engaging and lively. They should encourage more people to walk.(HT File)

Take these 3 steps to make Delhi walkable

New Delhi | By Amit Bhatt
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 07:25 AM IST
In India, being able to walk safely and conveniently in cities is a rarity, in fact many a times risky. The 2011 Census revealed that a third of Indians walk to work, making it the largest mode of commuting.
Once the policy is finalised, DDA officials said various road-owning agencies can start work on 19 key locations to make them accessible and pedestrian-friendly.(Picture for representation)
Once the policy is finalised, DDA officials said various road-owning agencies can start work on 19 key locations to make them accessible and pedestrian-friendly.(Picture for representation)

DDA clears draft walkability policy; focus on pelican crossings and public utilities

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 01:03 AM IST
According to the draft policy, there should be a provision for pelican crossings near schools and other intersections that cater to children and elderly. It also stresses on street furniture, signage providing information on directions, location of public utilities, etc.
PWD worker cleaning Ring road with mechanized vacuum sweepers near Mayur vihar, in East Delhi, India on Friday Night, April 01, 2016.(HT File Photo)
PWD worker cleaning Ring road with mechanized vacuum sweepers near Mayur vihar, in East Delhi, India on Friday Night, April 01, 2016.(HT File Photo)

Delhi PWD fast-tracks project to ‘redesign’ 9 road stretches

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 03:58 AM IST
Delhi’s Public Works Department (PWD) has fast-tracked its ambitious project to redesign nine major roads in the city.
The BMC aims to make heritage structures such as St Xavier’s College on Mahapalika Marg more visible from the streets and give tourists a comfortable place to stroll.(HT File Photo)
The BMC aims to make heritage structures such as St Xavier’s College on Mahapalika Marg more visible from the streets and give tourists a comfortable place to stroll.(HT File Photo)

Mumbai civic body starts work in Fort to showcase island city’s heritage structures better

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 12:57 PM IST
BMC aims to restore south Mumbai’s charm, which has been lost to haphazard urbanisation
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