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footpath works - bbmp's perpetual money spinner

The below picture is of the road works which have started this week on MG road. As can be seen,the exisiting concrete blocks have been removed an neatly piled up on the road..this will most probably be recycled on the same footpath eventually in the coming days.

solving silkboard conundrum

Silkboard junction has been identified as one of the worst traffic prone junctions in the whole of India!!

So what does the govt do to handle it..they come up with an humungous plan to 'de-clutter' the junction with a maze of flyovers..

Rail Yatra - From Cantonment to Whitefield !

17 Dec 2016 09:00
17 Dec 2016 13:00
Asia/Calcutta
Commuter Rail

Prajagale, Namaskara !

Train drive from Bengaluru Cantonment to Whitefield ! Yes, you heard it right. Praja is joining hands with Citizens for Bengaluru who are organizing a "RAIL YATRA", a ride from Cantonment station to Whitefield by Train. Here are the details.

Elevated Light Rail System – Hebbal to JP Nagar

Public Transport

An alternative mode of quick transport, real estate based development or a mere election gimmick?

Suburban Rail info

Commuter Rail

@Srinivas Alavilli  thanks for compiling all these stations , so impressive

Metro DPR 2A (SB-KRP) - review

Metro Rail

BMRCL has for the first time taken a very positive step by sharing the dpr for the phase 2a which connects Central Silk Board to KR puram (via ORR) on the internet.

They have also invited review comments by the general public. We have time till end of this month.

Steel?? Concrete is way better!

Infrastructure

There is lot of talk about the steel bridge coming at a very high inflated cost on Hebbal road..there are various options to consider before getting to building a bridge like mass PT options like a BRT or LRT/Metro or Suburban rail..

Steel Bridge from Basaveshwara Circle - Analysis of DPR and public record documents

This is a starter post for analysis of the published DPR and other materials for the flyover from Basaveshwara cicle to Hebbal.

“Social Service Obligations” by Indian Railways

Commuter Rail

Well ANalysed by the authors.

Now Railway AC fares are higher then even the AC Bus Fares.  

So accounting does not help for the market dynamics and this need to be under stood by Railway Minister.

Accounting is number game and  efficiency is Engineering skill,  Wastage  is Corruption  in Indian Railways.

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