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BMTC in Metro Times

Ever since the launch of Metro, especially after East West Purple line was fully implemented, Bengaluru is saying 'Metro, Metro'. BMTC commuters, office bus users and many car drivers have switched over to Metro.  Ridership has already touched 1.8 Lakhs on purple line.

UMTA

Project number:7201
Opened by:manjari
Opened on:Sunday, 21 May 2017 - 4:11pm
Last modified:Sunday, 21 May 2017 - 4:16pm
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To plan and propose for a Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA)

Modern cities need efficient movement of people and goods both in and out o and within the city to reach their potential as productive, vibrant, liveable places.

Sorry State of Bengaluru Volvos or Vajras

Sorry state of BMTC's Volvos will get tears in your eyes. All the Volvos are failing on the roads. Many of the buses making various noises such as crank shaft break down, buses giving fatal alarm with drivers still driving the buses. Such a beauty of a machine is being spoiled by BMTC like anything.

Converting the elevated high way of Electronic city into Metro line

Friends,

I was just thinking on the following for quite sometime, i am not sure whether its practical or crazy, if it works, ELectronic city can have metro connection with in 2 years.

Here what i thought

1. The elevated road from silk board to EC Phase 1 and 2 can be onverted into metro lines.

PCU for Bangalore? two wheelers?

Its become a norm that traffic is being measured as PCU (passenger car units) on the city streets. However Bangalore stands first in the highest proliferation of two wheelers in the whole country.

This is primarily attributed to the weather which makes it easy to ride a  scooter or a bike almost all through the year.

Association of Bengaluru Commuters

" this blog was posted here by me, more than three years ago and had positive response but, no action was taken in this regard.   it is much more relevent now and it is high time we take action on this and make it successful.

Poor BMTC Maintenance - City Loosing lots of hi-tech buses?

I recently travelled to New Delhi and used city buses as well as saw many Marcopolo buses operating there, both Diesel and CNG without any problems and huge amount of smoke they emit in Bengaluru. Bangalore had many Marcopolo buses which although comfortable inside, was emitting too much smoke outside , low pickup and frequent failures.

Enhancing surface mass transport capacity

Its getting all the more urgent to increase public transport capacity in Bangalore. More frequency & capacity. Watch this video to see how GM single handedly in collusion with other companies destroyed public transport especially rail car in America. 

https://youtu.be/p-I8GDklsN4

Nospace infront of Ecospace

All the IT office goers passing through Bellandur infront of ecospace as well as cab drivers, bmtc bus drivers are all talking about Ecospace. It has become a nightmare for Bangalore Traffic Police.

Various company heads recently met Traffic Police Head, Sri. Saleem.

This is a thread to discuss about how to solve this in a more innovative way.

Wish list for Railway Budget - 2015-16

Happy new year to all our Praja members and friends. Wishing you all a prosperous and fruitful 2015.

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