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The Metro has helped a small city like Jaipur improve its connectivity and overall infrastructure, says Santhosh Kumar, vice chairman at Anarock Property Consultants.((photo by - himanshu vyas / hindustan times))

Shaped by the Metro: How connectivity boots real estate

Hindustan Times | By Aishwarya Iyer
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2019 06:35 PM IST
While we see a rising number of Indian cities improving connectivity by opting for MRTS, let’s look at the pros and cons linked to the new transit system.
Monorail differs from elevated Metro, as the train moves on a single rail, beam, or tube, with the coaches using rubber tyres for support and movement guidance.(HT FILE)
Monorail differs from elevated Metro, as the train moves on a single rail, beam, or tube, with the coaches using rubber tyres for support and movement guidance.(HT FILE)

Mumbai should not give up on its monorail project

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 12:07 PM IST
On Wednesday, when one of the highest rains for a September day paralysed Mumbai’s roads and suburban trains, the monorail provided relief for commuters
The ministry of urban development expects an allocation of around Rs 48,000 crore over its previous revised budget estimate of Rs 42,965 crore in 2018-19, officials aware of the development said.(PTI/File Photo)
The ministry of urban development expects an allocation of around Rs 48,000 crore over its previous revised budget estimate of Rs 42,965 crore in 2018-19, officials aware of the development said.(PTI/File Photo)

Urban development ministry may get 11% fund raise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2019 08:28 AM IST
The ministry of urban development is likely to get an 11% increase of in funds allocation in the upcoming budget, which would be presented on February 1 and would be the last during the National Democratic Alliance government’s tenure.
The Dapodi to Nigdi BRTS route was made operational from August this year.(HT/PHOTO)
The Dapodi to Nigdi BRTS route was made operational from August this year.(HT/PHOTO)

2018, the year that was: PCMC’s Dapodi-Nigdi BRTS sees light of day

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 04:35 PM IST
Increased swine flu deaths, making operational the Dapodi -Nigdi Bus rapid transit System (BRTS) lane operational, low rank in ease of living index, and an autorickshaw driver turning into a politician and becoming a mayor also were the major attractions
Election after election, political parties promised to address the city’s needs for mass transport and in the mid-2000s, a pilot BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System) was launched in Pune.(HT/PHOTO)
Election after election, political parties promised to address the city’s needs for mass transport and in the mid-2000s, a pilot BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System) was launched in Pune.(HT/PHOTO)

Monday Musings: Mass transport for Pune, BJP must now deliver

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Vaidya
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 02:39 PM IST
It is after many decades that the crying needs of Pune are being addressed. Sound delivery of projects is now important
UMTCL had purchased around 93 fully air-conditioned (AC) buses for the project and around 70 buses have been gathering dust at a depot near the Verka Chowk for more than a year.(HT Photo)
UMTCL had purchased around 93 fully air-conditioned (AC) buses for the project and around 70 buses have been gathering dust at a depot near the Verka Chowk for more than a year.(HT Photo)

Amritsar’s Rs 600 crore BRTS project misses deadline yet again

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 12:21 PM IST
The government had also announced free travel facility for every commuter during first three months, while making it free for the school children forever.
he corporation had proposed the PRTS or pod car system to generate the last mile connectivity in the city.(HT FILE)
he corporation had proposed the PRTS or pod car system to generate the last mile connectivity in the city.(HT FILE)

Pod cars to connect from your area in Thane till jetties

Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 01:14 AM IST
TMC plans to extend Personal Rapid Transit System to Mumbra along with Thane in the first phase
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