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Commuter Rail

Dear Namma Bengaluru Niwasigale, Time to ask questions

We have waited enough for the state government and the center to build infrastructure that could provide relief to our daily challenges. Our day starts with overcoming the challenge of beating the traffic to reach our work places and end with same challenge to return home in the evening.

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.

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.

Cheaper flyovers because of AAP?

Infrastructure

Kejriwal said, “This project was sanctioned Rs 250 crores. But we have completed in Rs 150 crore. We have saved Rs 100 crore. And the work is done only within 9 months of coming to power.

Ban on Plastic by GOK Draft Circular

Pollution

Here is the draft circular by GOK on Banning Plastic.   Public need to send their inputs and objections  by 27th Nov.

Lets see how practical to impliment and what alternative or redjust our life style

Metro and TenderSURE

It was in news recently that the road laid by BMRCL around cubbon road after it opened is not of good quality and BBMP was planning to discuss the same with BMRC. This is being done because it is stipulated that relaying roads worked on by metro is to be done by BMRCL itself..

misfeasance of public office

Governance

The high court has said if an officer or authority issues a vague notice to a person without specific allegations against him/her, it amounts to harassment, and the action of that officer/authority is liable for "misfeasance of public office".

Metro and Interchanges(lack of it!)

Metro Rail

BMRCL has already made a mess of commuting in terms of integration with other transport modes especially BMTC. Lately they are also messing up their own interchanges with different phases of metro!

About PH II:

Sorry plight of two-wheeler riders

According to the Road Accident Report (2014) published by the road transport and highways ministry , while 4,726 lives were lost in crashes due to humps, 6,672 people died in accidents caused due to potholes and speed breakers.

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