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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Transport

Nov 02, 2019 22:02
At least 48,000 employees and workers unions of TSRTC had begun an indefinite strike from October 5 across Telangana, demanding RTC’s merger with the government and recruitment to various posts, among others. read more
Sep 15, 2019 02:53
While most male commuters I interacted with used words like ‘comfortable’ and ‘convenient’ to describe their experience of travelling on the Rapid Metro, women tended to use the word ‘safe’ instead. read more
Sep 13, 2019 18:43
The odd-even vehicle restriction scheme introduced in Delhi for the first time in January 2016 could reduce pollution levels by just around 2 – 3%, a study done by a team of scientists from IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IITM-Pune, CSIR and the TERI, had concluded.... read more
Sep 13, 2019 17:29
The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), is awaiting addition of 4000 new buses and has only received the first lot of 25 new buses so far and the rest are to be added in batches till 2020. It is only a minor addition to its existing fleet of 5454 bus... read more
Sep 12, 2019 17:55
The shift in focus on electric vehicles in state will not only cut down on air pollution drastically but also reduce dependency on fossil fuels. read more
Aug 10, 2019 00:17
These buses will be rolled out in the next three months. The first 100 buses within a month. Pardeshi, however, accepted that a lot more needed to be done to address dust pollution in the city. read more
Jun 06, 2019 01:21
It is an issue of concern that women’s work participation in the country is going down. Three out of four women are not in the workforce today and the gender pay gap is 34%. read more
Jun 06, 2019 00:15
Such plans evolve and are course-corrected as they are implemented. There is no perfect plan, ever. It’s facile to dismiss Kejriwal as a populist and the plan as a poll gimmick. But a city must begin somewhere read more
Jun 05, 2019 04:35
The official rationale behind this move is safety of women. The hypothesis is that getting more women in public transport will improve their safety. read more
Jun 04, 2019 06:03
Subhash Chand, head of traffic engineering and safety division, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), said the step will be good only in a limited way as it would make women feel safe to some extent, but not comfortable. read more
May 29, 2019 00:47
The ministry of housing and urban affairs has already launched the ambitious Smart Cities Mission. It is also supporting the development of the Metro rail in a big way. read more
May 22, 2019 02:43
Deepak Kumar, who was stranded outside Qutub Minar station for over an hour, said, “I saw DMRC’s tweet that there’s a feeder bus service, but nobody knew where they were; even DMRC officials were unsure.” read more
May 13, 2019 03:17
At polling booths in sectors such as 69 and 72, located along the Southern Peripheral Road, there were large queues of people early in the day. In Sector 78, there was a large number of voters around noon as well. read more
Mar 29, 2019 22:10
Over 1,088 people were surveyed by the international infrastructure consultant AECOM in Mumbai. This is the first time the survey has included an Indian city. read more
Mar 25, 2019 22:04
Transport officials in the Midlands have initiated a novel project in Coventry to incentivise people to leave their vehicles at home and use public transport by using ‘credits’ through a new app on travelling in the region. read more