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Bangalore Airport: The CRS Option

With the new airport set to open, ideas on how to get there have flown thick and fast. Here are some thoughts on leveraging the existing rail network.

Bangalore Auto Transit Authority


Autos in Bangalore are at a minimum Rs 44crore/annum business*, employ atleast 30,000 people directly**, and have a transportation model that most public transit systems will kill for. Yet autos and their drivers are known for all the wrong reasons. I hypothesize, because they have got the organization all wrong.

Also Read: Reva and Autorickshaw

Bangalore Encroached II

Some insider stories, some disturbing questions, and a few happy trends for public participation and accessible governance.

Not My Job

This video we have all seen. These type of things prolly happen daily at most stations in India. From the video it is difficult to tell where it happened, but it could well have been our own Yeshwantpura station, for example.

How they do it: Citizen Committees in Hubli-Dharwad


Hubli & Dharwad, the oft-neglected poor cousins of Bangalore, Mangalore and Mysore, have pioneered a systematic method of actually involving citizens in the upkeep of the city. And the citizens have responded with innovation & motivation …

Lanes, Are They Useful?


Can lane discipline really reduce traffic jams? Are lanes of any use? Given how things are, not as they are designed, and not unless they put some thought to it.

Bangalore Encroached

A motely crew of legislators headed by MLA AT Ramaswamy have discovered that in and around Bangalore, an entire Mysore has been encroached upon by the country's who's who. And thats just the half of it.

So Long, And Thanks For All The Birds

The 500 year old Hebbal lake ecosystem spread over 150 acres has not only been an abode of nature enthusiasts, it has also sustained hundreds of people - farmers, fishing communities, cattle herders, washermen, and casual workers.

Bangalore Elevated Tollway


The longest National Highway in the country, NH7, connecting Varanasi and Kanyakumari, is famous neither for mythology surrounding those two towns, nor for the lively towns it connects. Instead, the highway’s claim to national and international fame is a 9km jam on a stretch known as the Hosur Road in namma bengaLooru.

Bangalore Waiting On RITES

Metro Rail
Even if we donot always understand the whats and whys of what they do, we have all heard of the B* organizations - BBMP, BDA, BCP, BMTC, BMRC & so on. Now meet RITES, the Dilli based consultancy arm of the Indian Railways. Many of the B* orgs' projects depend on it.

Moving The Finish Line The Bangalore Way

Sticking with it for over a decade now, to get a pioneering legal framework setup and then going on to implement the country's first greenfield airport project, BIAL's Albert Brunner has shown that he's a lambe race ka ghoda. But with Bangalore continuously moving the finish line, he's having a horrible time pacing the race.

DLF Bags Bidadi?

Buried deep inside the pages is a very interesting piece of news. Is it Bidadi they are talking about? "Real estate giant DLF is set to bag a township project in Bangalore spread over 9,000 acres that could entail an investment of about $10-20 billion.

Nobody misses them though ...

Yet another pronouncement about elections to local urban bodies. HDK orders that the elections be setup by July 31 for all local bodies except BBMP. Ramalinga Reddy and Dharam Singh(remember him?) of the Congress Party take objection to BBMP being excluded.

So, what's wrong in this video?

Video Credits: Shreyas
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