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BMTC Sufferings in summer

Sir,  Since the time  BMTC introduced Parisaravahini buses, the travel in BMTC buses has become an ordeal. All Parisaravahinis and all the new buses have glass panels above the windows. These glass panels allow sunlight inside the bus from morning to evening, even at 1pm.

Regional Media Workshop on Fuel Efficiency and Sustainable Urban Transport

Regional Media Workshop on Fuel Efficiency

10:00 am – 05:00 pm

Venue: The Woodrose Club, Brigade Millennium 7th Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bangalore

Sustainable Urban Transport

April 17, 2013

Proposal to reduce petroleum consumption country-wide

Would it make sense for Praja to spearhead a proposal to fix the country's fiscal and current account deficit problems by moving to less fuel-intensive modes of transportation country-wide ? Taken to the central govt., RBI, economic think tanks, etc.

Illegal convoy cars use by Yeddyurappa

A front page Bangalore Mirror report of 22nd Feb 2013 about Yeddyurappa reveals that he still manages to enjoy government convoy cars for which he was eligible only as a CM, This too along with government drivers, maintenance and fuel!

How many vehicles are registered in the city?

There is an article (in the hard copy only) dated 29/1/2013 Metrolife section of Deccan Herald. It has a table showing the total number of vehicles registered in the city for 2012. Here is the breakdown per the article:

2-whllers - 77,37,366

3-wheelers - 28,54,08

4-wheelers - 12,69,430

Hike in bulk diesel price : Will it lead to black market ?

The government's decision to allow market rates for bulk users of diesel will result in a 15% increase in costs for commercial entities such as IT parks, malls, hotels and large office buildings. Bulk buyers who use diesel to run generators during power cuts will now have to pay roughly 60 per litre of diesel against 49 earlier.

CM wants Tier 2 and 3 Cities Grow, But where is the growth backbone - Transportation Infrastructure?


Source - New Indian Express

Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Thursday asked industry members in the state to invest in tier II and tier III cities, besides Bangalore and especially in North Karnataka.

Please do not extend Bangalore's trains to Mysore

A humble request to the railways from me would be to refrain from extending trains of Bangalore to Mysore as the needs of the capital are manifold greater than the heritage city. If need be, new trains can be introduced from Mysore to different places, but let the trains of Bangalore be left alone. comment guidelines

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