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A well-argued case for bullet trains in India

Public Transport

Given that it is a low-energy, low-emission mode of transportation that can reduce costs significantly, India should not miss the opportunity to develop high-speed rail

- - -HSR is a better option in terms of energy efficiency, carbon footprint and inter-city travel time than air travel

Time to Call upon State and Railways for Namma Railu Implementation - #‎SupportNammaRailu‬

Commuter Rail

#‎SupportNammaRailu‬

Even after 5 years into Namma Railu advocacy, things have not started to work out the way we all have wanted to be. The project is still in corridors of state government and Railway Ministry. With budget around the corner, let us remind our public representatives that they have forgotten about this project.

How Karnataka Govt has slept on Commuter Rail report for last 4 years, now people pay the price

Commuter Rail

Good opportuniy missed by the bad leadership at Karnataka Govt.  and Elected representatives on Commuter Rail / Suburban Rail.  Will Any heads roll for this mess  in karnataka :

Demand Chief Minister of Karnataka and Raiwlay Minister to implement Bangalore Suburban Rail Services

Commuter Rail

More then 6 years, this project is hanging at both GOK and Railway Minister side.  Both of them have no interest  / seriousness to implement the suburban rail bangalore except  balming each other and making reports.

Already Bangalore people have suffered  and  will not have any big relief  for next 10 years also.

TenderSURE - why secretive?

Yes, its beyond doubt that TenderSURE is one of the best things to happen to Bengaluru..howver what is disconcerting is the veil of secrecy or the lack of information around it..the JUSP site mentions the following:

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.

Fix ORR-Sarjapur Road - Citizen's Protest

18 Dec 2015 12:00
18 Dec 2015 14:00
Asia/Calcutta
Infrastructure
Yesterday it was Whitefield, tomorrow it is Sarjapur residents who have planned to come out and protest.

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.

PIL challenging veto power of Ward Committee Chairperson

Governance

The High Court on Monday issued notice to the state government on a public interest litigation questioning the veto power granted to councillors as chairpersons of ward committees under the Karnataka Municipal Corporations (KMC), Act, 1976.

Save Whitefield Protest !

30 Nov 2015 10:00
30 Nov 2015 13:00
Asia/Calcutta
Infrastructure

Whitefielders - Residents, Workers, Office goers, students, this is an opportunity to voice your frustrations. Join the protest and be counted.

 

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