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Noticeably less activity on Praja related to Namma Metro

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I began visiting and participating on Praja in 2008 when I was deputed outside the city on work, i knew i would get a clear view into our city through this website, I gradually increased my visits here and also participated in many discussions.

Bangalore is No 2 in the world (ahem...for the wrong reasons)


Finding that elusive parking spot is a problem worldwide, but according to a new study Torontonians have it relatively easy.

Lesson - Makeover of Lucknow's CBD street

 Hazratganj, is the MG road of Lucknow – I visited recently since the wife is from Lucknow. I loved the old world feel of the city with its eco friendly cycle rickshaws, old stores, familiar bookstores etc – the cold north Indian December weather added to the “good feeling” but what really got me impressed was a brave project – the Hazrathganj makeover!


Double Decker Buses in Bangalore

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When I went to school in the late 80’s and early 90’s, we enjoyed taking the double Decker bus number 134 to Ulsoor from Shivajinagar. I know there were other routes like 131 and 150. BTS became BMTC and soon the double Decker buses became history and faded away from the roads and our memory.

Alt Revenue for Lakes in Banglore


There is a lake near Vemagal village of Kolar dist. That is under contract by a local village head.  He breeds catfish, rohu (carp) etc. It’s a beautiful serene place.

Lessons from Dallas Area Rapid Transport (DART)

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I'm writing in from Dallas, Texas where I am currently on a couple of months Training assignment. I use the Commuter system called DART and found some interesting lessons that perhaps can be shared with the BMTC and Namma Metro folks who can implement what fits in with our city's ethos, viability and pre-determined plans.

Trip Report - Suggestions for free flow of Traffic (Old Madras Road towards ITPL)


From Kamanahalli to GR-Tech Park – Focusing on travel from the Banaswadi Outer ring road starting at the Ramurthynagar Grade Seperator upto Hope Farm.

Commuter Rail System - for us?

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Hello All, I've been regularly peeping into this site to see what’s going on, my interest began with the launch and delay of BIAL and I’ve been hooked on, KBsyed, idontspam, A mahesh, devesh and others ...i know all of you by reading your thoughts over the last year and hopefully you will continue to add your ideas.

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