There have been numerous reports in the media about how poorly lit Bangalore is as a city and how this has actually encouraged anti social activities. Some of the prominent roads where you could find dysfunctional streetlights are:
A problem that I face everyday is lack of safe parking places in Rajajrajeshwari Nagar. I live in Krishna Garden, where there is no last mile connectivity to speak of. I use the public transport as riding through Bangalore's roads have become a pain.
A city with a population of over a crore needs a transport system round the clock. Unfortunately, this legitimate demand of citizens seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Even the much touted Bangalore Metro system shuts it services at 10:00 PM. This is unlike DMRC whose services run till 11:00 PM.
The Wiki page on Bangalore has a transport section. The transport section has details of only BMTC, Autos, Call Taxis and Metro. It might be a good idea to include information about the DEMUs and MEMUs that run in Bangalore Metropolitan region. The routes, the timings and the stations. which it passes through could be included.
It may be a good idea to hold the cycle day event held at layouts and localities in Bangalore, which are in close proximity to rail lines and railway stations. A lot of us who have grown up hearing the noise of the chugging trains relate to the concept of a suburban railway in comparison to others.
I had to travel to Bidadi on Saturday on some official work. I took the train from Kengeri to Bidadi station. The journey took me 15 minutes on the push pull train. I had the following observations:
(1) There were only two stations on the entire 18 kilometre stretch
There has been renewed hope among some circles in Bangalore after the Union Railway Minister Mr. Sadananda Gowda made a mention in the Rail Budget about the much delayed Suburban Rail System. He spoke of a survey when a survey has already been done by RITES.
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