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Role of Traffic Police in ensuring walkability on city roads

Pedestrian Infrastructure
I am a member of what is generally termed as the TAC (Traffic Advisory Committee), convened by the Addl Commissioner, Traffic, and quite often chaired by the city Police Commissioner himself.

Governance : Sakala, Karnataka MobileOne, email ???

Governance

Wanted to know what is this hype : Karnataka MobileOne  and releasing by President of India ???   :

 

Suggested safety practice for women folk engaging cabs/ auto's

A woman in Delhi was raped on Friday allegedly by a taxi driver who is now missing. - - - The woman in her complaint said that after getting into the cab last night, she fell asleep and woke up to find the car parked at a secluded spot. The driver then allegedly raped her.

Namma Railu - Impact on De-Congestion of City Roads and Enviornment

Commuter Rail

Imagine one day you woke up and sat down to have your favorite hot filter coffee while trying read thru the morning newpaper. Later you realized coffee has spilled on your clothes after reading these headlines. A miracle that you can believe to be true.

Can genuine Public Consultation happen through government web-sites?

Within a week, every citizen of Bengaluru can voice his or her opinion on how the city's administration should be restructured, through an interactive web-site, as part of an unprecedented series of public consultations on the issue. 
 
Citizens can log on and state their opinions on whether the city should be bifurc

Transport Infrastructure Projects for Bengaluru Progressing nowhere

Infrastructure projects related to Projects mainly Commuter Rail, Light Rail, Monorail and BRTS is not progressing anywhere. Both the earlier BJP and Congress Governments have forgotten the CTTP reports and the recent survey done by a UK based company which already had prepared DPR for the light rail on the western half of Outer Ring Road and Magadi Road.

The Sorry state of affairs at KNDV Station

Commuter Rail

I visited the Krishna Deva Raya Station in Vijayanagar on Sunday. What was striking here is the absolute lack of infrastructure! Some issues with this station are:

(1) Lack of platforms

(2) A poorly deisgned box, which serves as the ticket counter

(3) The endless construction of the railway underpass

6.7 KM elevated road from Chalukya circle to Hebbal

Traffic jams

Hi

 

Today its officially declared that BDA is going ahead with Elevated Fly over from Chalukya Circle to Hebbal, My concern perhaps many have the same are as follows..

1. The flyover should not start from Sophia School. It should cross the signal at chalukya circle, otherwise they are encouraging traffic jams at chalukya circle

Decongesting roads to Whitefield - Moving cars or People?

Infrastructure

In past few weeks there have been lot of news on social media as well as in print /electronic media on attempts to provide that little relief to daily commuters travelling on Whitefield-CBD areas of Bengaluru City. There seems to be 2 distinct attempts and efforts for decongesting roads that leads to Whitefield from City Centers.

Suburban Rail / Urban Rail on PPP model : Indian Railway

Commuter Rail

With Cash starved ( suppose to be ) Indian Railway, looking at funding and operations of Suburban Rail under PPP :

Policies are getting fine tuned  for Urban Rail  Transport  during recent times :



by Dr. Radut