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Air pollution issues


As we know that the air pollution issues for the city is gaining attention. Yes, there is pollution and we should not deny it. What I have seen so far is many individuals are doing work on air quality issues without any knowledge or background. Thanks to Google, they spend an hour reading about air pollution and they have become experts.  There was a time when solid waste was a buzzword.

A request to Metro users

Metro Rail

Took my first trip in namma metro yesterday from Majestic to Indiranagar. Its 15 minutes journey spot on. Station and tokens were good. Some north Indians trying to cut the que which was expected as they do in Delhi and Gurgaon.

Property Tax Payment

Urban Development

Sharing my experience in the property tax payment in the BBMP office. Now that Bengaluruone has been taken out of the property tax gambit, everyone has to go to the respective ward BBMP office (if not paying online) unlike Bengaluruone where you can pay at any centre. I went to the local BBMP office on 5th cross Malleswaram.

DH Article on NOC from Apartment Association

There is an article in today's DH Metrolife. What caught my eyes was the following para. Can the resident associations issue NOCs for tenants? Those who are familiar with this issue, please throw some light.

Regional Media Workshop on Fuel Efficiency and Sustainable Urban Transport

Regional Media Workshop on Fuel Efficiency

10:00 am – 05:00 pm

Venue: The Woodrose Club, Brigade Millennium 7th Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bangalore

Sustainable Urban Transport

April 17, 2013

How many vehicles are registered in the city?

There is an article (in the hard copy only) dated 29/1/2013 Metrolife section of Deccan Herald. It has a table showing the total number of vehicles registered in the city for 2012. Here is the breakdown per the article:

2-whllers - 77,37,366

3-wheelers - 28,54,08

4-wheelers - 12,69,430

Use low beam headlights please



No connectivity between Reach-1 and Reach-3

Metro RailPublic Transport

Here is a report in Deccan Chronicle, source by a BMRCL official.

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