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Minibus that BMTC needs for local shuttles?

BusPublic Transport

Some of us think that operating local shuttles as the last mile / local connect option will help bring more people from deeper areas to the trunk routes, and thus make public transport better. However, BMTC folks don't find local shuttles to be viable. One reason given for un-viability is minibus design.

LAMP for a suburban area - starter list

LAMP concept may be essential very soon in all suburban areas to deal with traffic growth & work over disappointing efforts on multi-modal integration so far. Here is a starter list compiled by Naveen based on our discussions, Sanjeev's notes in multi-modal integration, and mantri mall study done by researchers at CiSTUP.

 

Whitefield Local Area Mobility Plan (LAMP)

Project number:4658
Opened by:silkboard
Opened on:Monday, 6 February 2012 - 8:23am
Last modified:Monday, 6 February 2012 - 8:23am
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Project group to look at mobility planning from suburban (Whitefield) angle, not central city (Bengaluru) angle.
Initiator: 
Praja RAAG

So far, all mobility planning in Metropolitan area of Bangalore happens with central city in mind. However, Bengaluru's future is mostly in the hands of its suburban areas and satellite towns. Planning for mobility for a suburban area has a few different angles to it. There are few clear categories of needs, Examples of these, in Whitefield/Mahadevapura context

CRS will be a boon for IT professionals

Commuter RailPublic Transport

Rithesh Swamy lives near the Yelahanka Railway Station. Yet, his travel to ITPL is cumbersome as there are no connecting trains till ITPL from Yelahanka during peak office hours. The KR Puram, Hebbal and Marathahalli junctions are chock-a-block with vehicles in peak hours. A well-networked commuter rail will provide some respite, say passengers.

Buses to Ply on Avenue Road finally after 4 decades?

BusPublic Transport

Avenue Road, Mysore Bank, India Coffee House, Subhas Book Store, Old books, Khadi Bhandar? Do these landmarks rings bell?

I sure am all the college students specilaly engineering students and old timers like Murali Sir, Me (even though much younger) would certainly can connect all these. Why is Avenue road in our dicussions?

Multi Modal Connectivity for Bangalore

Public Transport

With Urban Transport  getting into more focus,  Bangalore is no where near to the Multi Modal Tranport, even one place  is not been takn up for  good implimentation by Authorities.

Place like :  KBS + BMTC + METRO + Bangalore city station + Pedistrican + Auto / Taxi + BiCycle 

18-lane autobahn to BIA - isn't it clearly an overkill?

Infrastructure

The ride towards Bengaluru International Airport and beyond will soon become a minutes-only affair with work under way to upgrade Bellary Road (NH 7) into an 18-lane autobahn with a high speed rail link (HSRL) embedded in it.

Another wide footpath sacrificed

InfrastructurePedestrian Infrastructure

These pictures are of the 5th cross, Vth block, Koramangala, the one-way road leading up to the Canara Bank junction. The road has over the years become almost totally commercial, with any number of eateries, shops and what have you, setting up there, making it an almost one-stop destination for all kinds of products and services for a large section of the Koramangala population.

Autorikshaw Refusals - Share your story!

BusPublic Transport

A day is not passed when we are not encountered with situations wherein 'Autorikshaw Driver' refuses to take us. Sometimes it becomes so unbearable that could make one angry at every auto in the sight.

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