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November 2014

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 is 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



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?


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 :

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