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August 2011

Getting rid of the problem of trains running late

Everything else

One of the main concerns of the railways today is caused by some trains running horribly late, sometimes on a regular basis. But given the huge technological advance of modern times this problem should be resolved as soon as possible. I think one of the ways to resolve the issue is by making more and more express or mail trains into super fast trains.

Mobility planning for Whitefield area - lets make it happen

Public Transport

This is for the residents/commuters of Whitefield / Mahadevapura area. We have discussed connectivity problems of the area in detail. Through few Praja-RAAG projects and initiatives from more readers, we have also detailed solution concepts that can be applied around Bengaluru (Cycling, Last Mile, Bus Priority System, Commuter Rail System, more).

No connectivity between Reach-1 and Reach-3

Metro RailPublic Transport

Here is a report in Deccan Chronicle, source by a BMRCL official.

No recognition to gated enclaves

Urban DevelopmentGovernance

In response to a query under the Right to Information , the Bangalore Development Authority and the Bangalore Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (BMRDA) have said that their rules had no provision for a “gated community”. Further, it is also learnt that the local Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike also does not recognise the concept.

BIAL Aiport Devanhalli ownership

AviationPublic Transport

The state Cabinet has deferred the proposal of Siemens Ltd, a majority stakeholder in Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), to divest 40 per cent of its stake in the BIAL.

It may be recalled that Siemens Ltd had recently decided to sell 14 per cent of its share. comment guidelines

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