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Missing the bus - Daily News & Analysis

31 August 2018 - 5:45am

Daily News & Analysis

Missing the bus
Daily News & Analysis
The offerings by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) includes red buses, Suvarna, Big 10, Big Circle, Pushpak, Vajra, Vayu Vajra, Atal Sarige, air-conditioned buses, regular buses and metro feeders. But suddenly, things are not going ...

Busworld India 2018 sees 115 exhibitors - Autocar Professional

30 August 2018 - 12:51pm

Autocar Professional

Busworld India 2018 sees 115 exhibitors
Autocar Professional
Speaking on the Occasion Dr Parmeshwara said "I am very happy that you are organising Busworld in Bangalore. Our successive governments have been encouraging industry here including transport industry. Everybody wants to come to Bangalore to live.

BMTC to replace all diesel buses with e-vehicles - Deccan Herald

30 August 2018 - 12:54am

Deccan Herald

BMTC to replace all diesel buses with e-vehicles
Deccan Herald
The state government plans to replace all diesel buses operated by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) with electric vehicles in the next five years, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said on Wednesday. Inaugurating the 8th edition ...
Bengaluru roads will switch over to battery-driven electric busesDevdiscourse

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E-buses to start plying on Bengaluru roads in October - Deccan Herald

30 August 2018 - 12:54am

Deccan Herald

E-buses to start plying on Bengaluru roads in October
Deccan Herald
Soon, eco-friendly, air-conditioned electric buses will ply on the city's roads as Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is set to acquire them in about a month's time. Olectra Greentech Ltd said on Wednesday that it is ready to supply ...
Olectra Greentech to supply 80 India-made e-buses to BengaluruFinancial Express

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Electric buses to replace buses run on Diesel and Petrol in Bengaluru: Parameshwara - United News of India

29 August 2018 - 4:32pm

Electric buses to replace buses run on Diesel and Petrol in Bengaluru: Parameshwara
United News of India
Over 70 lakh vehicles plied on the city roads everyday besides over 6000 vehicles belonging to Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). There were no organised roads and the traffic has become the basic problem. Majority of these vehicles ...

BMTC touts its buses as 'safest' option - Bangalore Mirror

29 August 2018 - 4:02am

Bangalore Mirror

BMTC touts its buses as 'safest' option
Bangalore Mirror
We have to bring back passengers lost to other modes of transport. For the safety of women, the corporation has taken several steps like installation of CCTVs and panic buttons in its buses. Women travelling in BMTC buses have also hailed our service.

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HC seeks BMTC response on Volvo passes - Deccan Herald

29 August 2018 - 1:22am

Deccan Herald

HC seeks BMTC response on Volvo passes
Deccan Herald
The Karnataka High Court asked the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) to submit its response while hearing a petition challenging a circular issued by the BMTC that states that free passes for Volvo buses will no longer be granted to ...

Stalemate over use of big data in governance - Economic Times

28 August 2018 - 10:51am

Economic Times

Stalemate over use of big data in governance
Economic Times
Before that, the first meeting of the task group along with the egovernance department and officials of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, scheduled for June 29, was postponed due to the “non-presence of co-chairs and some members.”

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BMTC wants to reserve its spot in the tech age - Bangalore Mirror

28 August 2018 - 4:06am

Bangalore Mirror

BMTC wants to reserve its spot in the tech age
Bangalore Mirror
This is said to be one of the novel ideas that the cash-strapped BMTC has come up with in its effort to bring back its commuters as a steady stream of them shift to either cabs or Metro. However, transport experts suggest the corporation takes feedback ...

Plan to collect transport cess - The Hindu - The Hindu

27 August 2018 - 11:47pm

Deccan Herald

Plan to collect transport cess - The Hindu
The Hindu
The BBMP has proposed to collect transport cess, along with property tax, from the next financial year. The issue is likely to come up before the BBMP council's ...
BBMP could soon make you pay for bad roads- The New Indian ...The New Indian Express

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95km elevated corridor to have 53 exit & entry ramps | Bengaluru ... - Times of India

26 August 2018 - 7:14am

Times of India

95km elevated corridor to have 53 exit & entry ramps | Bengaluru ...
Times of India
BENGALURU: To ensure seamless integration of multi-model transport in the city, the state government's proposed 95-km elevated corridor may have 53 exit ...

'Link elevated corridor with public transport' - Deccan Herald

26 August 2018 - 1:05am

Deccan Herald

'Link elevated corridor with public transport'
Deccan Herald
Refusing to be quoted, a Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation official said, “We suggested that there should be a dedicated lane for buses. At the descending ramps, there should be a dedicated bus bay or wider space to ... Another official from ...

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Women Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited staff demand drop facility - Deccan Chronicle

25 August 2018 - 4:29am

Deccan Chronicle

Women Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited staff demand drop facility
Deccan Chronicle
Bengaluru: Women employees of BMRCL have demanded that the management make arrangements to drop them to their homes after night shift. Despite Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) employing a large number of women as loco pilots ...

Registration for new wheels drops in Bengaluru - Bangalore Mirror

25 August 2018 - 4:07am

Bangalore Mirror

Registration for new wheels drops in Bengaluru
Bangalore Mirror
Transport Minister DC Thammanna told Bangalore Mirror that the department has planned to organise awareness programmes in each ward of the city. “A team comprising the ward corporator, department officials and local residents will convince the ...

Bengaluru: Going 'green'! BMTC's electric buses to hit roads in October - Deccan Chronicle

24 August 2018 - 5:11am

Deccan Chronicle

Bengaluru: Going 'green'! BMTC's electric buses to hit roads in October
Deccan Chronicle
Bengaluru: After months of foot-dragging, the Centre has finally cleared subsidies for the city's e-buses project, bringing the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) a step closer to its ambitious plan of plying electric buses on the city ...

Through a banker's eyes: A snapshot of bygone Bengaluru's - Deccan Chronicle

24 August 2018 - 4:06am

Deccan Chronicle

Through a banker's eyes: A snapshot of bygone Bengaluru's
Deccan Chronicle
Bengaluru: The present generation might not recall the era of old Bengaluru and the buses of Bangalore Transport Service (BTS), but the collection of pictorial postcards and rare books by N.J. Ravi Chander on the city will take you down the alleys of ...

BMTC to take new route to cut losses - Bangalore Mirror

23 August 2018 - 4:12am

Bangalore Mirror

BMTC to take new route to cut losses
Bangalore Mirror
To check further losses, the BMTC has taken steps to rationalise its routes after a study conducted by the officials on particular routes. According to BMTC sources, about 150 to 200 routes will be diverted in a month. A senior BMTC official said ...

Vayu Vajra running on alternative road to KIA - The Hindu

23 August 2018 - 12:13am

The Hindu

Vayu Vajra running on alternative road to KIA
The Hindu
Nearly five months after the alternative road to Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) was thrown open to vehicle users, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has started operating services on this route. On Wednesday, for the first ...

Bad behaviour aboard - Bangalore Mirror

22 August 2018 - 4:10am

Bangalore Mirror

Bad behaviour aboard
Bangalore Mirror
By Gururaj B R. This year, 1,335 complaints of misbehaviour filed against crew members of BMTC buses. If you are a regular passenger of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses, you will not be surprised if numbers reveal that some of ...

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