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Chandni Chowk redevelopment to ease traffic on adjacent roads: Traffic Police

Traffic volume on Netaji Subhash Marg and Jama Masjid Road is likely to reduce by 10% to 12%, while on other roads, the same traffic is estimated move more smoothly as bottlenecks are expected to ease.
The assessment focused on how traffic movement and vehicular volume will affect adjoining areas after the redevelopment plan is implemented.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The assessment focused on how traffic movement and vehicular volume will affect adjoining areas after the redevelopment plan is implemented.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 04:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to begin operations before festival season

The Delhi-Katra route was chosen by the Railway Board in a bid to capitalise on the high traffic volume owing to the Vaishno Devi temple pilgrimage.
The second Vande Bharat Express, which will run on the high traffic Delhi-Katra route, will begin operations before the festival season(HT File (Representative Image))
The second Vande Bharat Express, which will run on the high traffic Delhi-Katra route, will begin operations before the festival season(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 07:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Over half of inbound traffic enters from Sirhaul, Kherki Daula

About 1.68 lakh vehicles enter Gurugram from Delhi at the Sirhaul toll and approximately 83,026 enter the city from Kherki Daula toll daily between Monday and Friday.
About 4.47 lakh vehicles enter Gurugram from 11 border points on every weekday with more than half of them using the expressway at two toll plazas at Sirhaul and Kherki Daula(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
About 4.47 lakh vehicles enter Gurugram from 11 border points on every weekday with more than half of them using the expressway at two toll plazas at Sirhaul and Kherki Daula(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 03:10 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByKartik Kumar

Metro, DTC ridership up after traffic fine hike

Although agencies do not regularly record data pertaining to change in traffic volumes across roads, traffic police officers said there is a considerable decrease in traffic at major intersections.
This trend, according to experts, the traffic police and commuters interviewed by HT, point to a shift in commuting patterns, one that favours public transport.(HT image)
This trend, according to experts, the traffic police and commuters interviewed by HT, point to a shift in commuting patterns, one that favours public transport.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 08:54 AM IST
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New Delhi | BySweta Goswami

Closure of Daryaganj book market evokes shock, outrage and nostalgia

Started in 1974 and known for the availability of rare titles at throwaway prices, the Sunday book bazar in Daryaganj was shut down following a recent Delhi High Court order to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to ensure that weekly bazars on Sundays were not permitted on Netaji Subhash Marg.
The Daryaganj footpath that usually teems with bibliophiles scouring rows of neatly laid-out books every Sunday looked forlorn.(HT Photo)
The Daryaganj footpath that usually teems with bibliophiles scouring rows of neatly laid-out books every Sunday looked forlorn.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 12:58 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByZara Khan

Sunday book market at Delhi’s Daryaganj shuts down

This weekend, however, for the second time, in a row he will not be setting up his stall at the historic and popular Sunday book market at Daryaganj in the Walled City.
The Sunday book market has been shut down following a July order by the Delhi High Court.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Sunday book market has been shut down following a July order by the Delhi High Court.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 10:00 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Key areas in Gurugram waterlogged, air quality ‘satisfactory’

Key areas, which have a high traffic volume and footfall, such as the Mall Mile, Iffco Chowk, Golf Course Road, Udyog Vihar, Palam Vihar, Daulatabad flyover, Sheetla Mata Road, Sikanderpur, and certain sections of the Golf Course Extension Road (GCER) were heavily waterlogged.
Rains lashed select areas of the city on Friday areas, leaving most of them waterlogged.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Rains lashed select areas of the city on Friday areas, leaving most of them waterlogged.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 08:42 PM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Fixing Delhi’s worst traffic congested areas

The Delhi Traffic Police has identified 25 of the most congested small stretches across the city and is preparing dedicated traffic circulation plans for each of them to clear bottlenecks.
Traffic experts say drawing dedicated traffic plans for choke points is the only way to ease traffic in the city.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Traffic experts say drawing dedicated traffic plans for choke points is the only way to ease traffic in the city.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 07:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

Udyog Vihar roads remain dug up, area faces threat of waterlogging

The three roads that are to be widened are Shankar Chowk Road, Shyam Chowk Road and Atlas Chowk Road.
Even five months after the groundbreaking ceremony for widening and re-carpeting three roads in Udyog Vihar was done, there has hardly been any progress in the work on the ground, said factory owners on Wednesday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTOs)
Even five months after the groundbreaking ceremony for widening and re-carpeting three roads in Udyog Vihar was done, there has hardly been any progress in the work on the ground, said factory owners on Wednesday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTOs)
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 07:40 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByDhananjay Jha

Delhi roads can’t take any more traffic load: Traffic police to HC

“The traffic volume plying on both Outer Ring Road and Guru Ravi Dass Marg is already oversaturated and beyond the designed carrying capacity of these roads,” the affidavit read.
The Delhi Economic Survey (2017-18) shows that Delhi has 556 vehicles per one thousand people, with every second person in the city owning at least one car.(HT Photo)
The Delhi Economic Survey (2017-18) shows that Delhi has 556 vehicles per one thousand people, with every second person in the city owning at least one car.(HT Photo)
Published on May 16, 2019 06:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

On Delhi pavements, encroachments more common than pedestrians

Road safety experts stress on the need to provide continuous, barrier-free and disabled-friendly pavements, especially on arterial roads since the traffic volume is high.
This is what remains of a footpath near Lok Nayak Hospital.(Amal KS / HT Photo)
This is what remains of a footpath near Lok Nayak Hospital.(Amal KS / HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 02:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRisha Chitlangia

Kalyan-Shilphata: Brace for traffic jams on Sunday

The Central Railway (CR) has announced a six-hour block for demolition work of the bridge on Sunday between 9.30am and 3.30am.
The work of constructing the bridge is likely to begin in a month.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
The work of constructing the bridge is likely to begin in a month.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Published on Nov 16, 2018 01:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySajana Nambiar, Kalyan

Four Delhi flyovers set for repair next year

The four are the Lodhi Road flyover on Lala Lajpat Rai Road, the Oberoi flyover on Zakir Hussain Marg, the Chirag Dilli flyover on Outer Ring Road, and the ISBT Kashmere Gate flyover.
ISBT Kashmere Gate and Chirag Dilli flyovers witness about 250,000-300,000 vehicles a day, traffic police data reveals. About 150,000-200,000 vehicles use Lodhi Road and Oberoi flyovers daily.(HT File Photo)
ISBT Kashmere Gate and Chirag Dilli flyovers witness about 250,000-300,000 vehicles a day, traffic police data reveals. About 150,000-200,000 vehicles use Lodhi Road and Oberoi flyovers daily.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2018 07:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRisha Chitlangia

Four accidents in two days on Gurugram’s Golf Course Road raise safety issues

The commuters alleged that the stretch is unsafe for the two-wheelers and is in urgent need of repair, as the stretch is riddled with potholes and commuters move at a high speed.
A 100-metre broken stretch on the Golf Course Road between the upscale Magnolias and Summit Apartments in DLF-5 has turned risky for commuters and motorcyclists.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
A 100-metre broken stretch on the Golf Course Road between the upscale Magnolias and Summit Apartments in DLF-5 has turned risky for commuters and motorcyclists.(Yogendra Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2018 10:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByLeena Dhankhar
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