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RITES - CRS Cheapest Alternative!

Cheapest Alternative

Sec 3.2  - Potential in terms of Capacity

Maximum Peak throughput:

Rail - 60000 Passengers/Hr

Metro - 40000 passenger/Hr

BRT - 500 Passengers/Hr

Sec 3.4 - Potential in terms of Cheapest Alternative

RITES - CRS implementation in 3 Phases

Three Phases

RITES report has divided all the works that are needed for CRS into 3 Phases. The Phases are 1A, 1B and 2. Each of these have been identified with slew of works to be carried over, cost of works and the time frame to complete the works.

RITES - Capacity Enhancement Strategies

Section 5 - Capacity Enhancement Strategies

Bangalore - SBC Terminal

  • Shifting 4 Pit lines to Binny Mills land
  • No terminal or shunting operations
  • Universal dispatch/receiving facilities
  • Platforms to be full length
  • Trains to go in all directions (YPR to MYS and BYPL, MYS to YPR, BYPL, BYPL to MYS, YP

Karnataka - Rooftop Solar systems for retail usage

This book will hold together interesting posts or wiki pages to share information and personal experiences on rooftop solar systems. The basics are in place, a government organization called Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) is already in place. It has funds to promote usage of, amongst other things, Solar Energy.

Metro Feeder Gyaan

Project wiki to capture project team's thoughts, can structure this for the eventual report.

General Strategy

The Target Commuters

There are two types of commuters to target and please

Karnataka, Corruption and Numbers

A book to hold together numbers regarding corruption in Karnataka. Thanks to Lokayukta and the likes, there are a good number of corruption related cases against high profile politicians in courts of Karnataka. Since actual investigations are on, fir the first time, we are seeing a lot of numbers being put to this "elephant in the room" called corruption.

The Sankey Road case study

Wiki page to hold together related posts on Sankey Tank Bund Road widening related developments. The project should be a good case study to understand how BBMP conceives, communicates and executes transportation related projects. Citizens of the impacted area say the project is not justified, BBMP says otherwise. Both sides say they have data on vehicle traffic to defend their stands.


Hi Everyone, We are trying to resurrect the idea of a Praja blogathon for later this year.  I created this Wiki to pull together supporters and ideas so we can get the ball rolling.

Next steps: Pick a weekend some time in July. Please add as you see fit!


Notes from Meetings with Deepak and Shekhar.

BPS vs BRTS - an FAQ

Common answers to questions regarding BPS concept with respect to BRTS.

BPS Concept Paper

This project wiki details the concept of Bus Priority System (BPS) with G1 route as concrete example. Contents of this wiki will be used to publish a concept paper on BPS. the concept paper will be mailed to key stakeholders for the BPS proposals, like BMTC, BBMP, and Bangalore Traffic Police. comment guidelines

Posting Guidelines apply for comments as well. No foul language, hate mongering or personal attacks. If criticizing third person or an authority, you must be fact based, as constructive as possible, and use gentle words. Avoid going off-topic no matter how nice your comment is. Moderators reserve the right to either edit or simply delete comments that don't meet these guidelines. If you are nice enough to realize you violated the guidelines, please save Moderators some time by editing and fixing yourself. Thanks!

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