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Hazardous installations

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This picture was taken on the footpath opposite Aadishwar showroom on the intermediate ring road (some 50M before the start of the Domlur fly-over ramp - approaching from Koramangala side). While such instances are not isolated across the city, what I found unique about this particular installation was its cross-arm covering almost the entire width of the footpath.

Shiradi Ghats dirt track


Some ten days back, I accompanied my brother to Mangalore, in his car, essentially to attend a family function. The drive out of Bangalore, on a Friday afternoon, was fairly smooth, once we were on the elevated expressway. The signages are still not quite proper, leading to our missing the turning to Hassan (onto NH-48) at Nelamangala, and the resulting detour and half hour time wastage.

Bikeshare in Bengaluru - Credit goes to PRAJA, CiSTUP and DULT!


Finally Bengaluru gets its 'Bikeshare' concept converted into reality. I do Hope that this concept is well received by the Bengalurians and patronizes to the fullest extent.


STRR development on Sarjapur Attibelle road




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.

BBMP spent 2500 Cr on Blr roads!!


Yes, they have spent 2,500 crores on roads in the past three years and they want more!


No recognition to gated enclaves

Urban DevelopmentGovernance

In response to a query under the Right to Information , the Bangalore Development Authority and the Bangalore Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (BMRDA) have said that their rules had no provision for a “gated community”. Further, it is also learnt that the local Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike also does not recognise the concept.

Why signal free ride for Air travelers alone?


Why is it road users to Railway station are denied signal free comfort while the same is being given to air travelers which has only made flyovers which are never used by any bus, auto or scooters?

(Reference made to Signal Free work going on for NH7 till Devanahalli)

Meeting with Ms. Manjula, Commissioner DULT - A report


The meetings started at 3:00 PM at the commissioner’s office; at 5th floor gate no 4. 1) Muralidhar Rao, 2) KV Pathy and 3) PS Ananthram were present. Mr. Shailendra Singh from DULT also joined us. The points considered for suitable standards along with status are as given below:-

A meet with commissioner DULT Bangalore

20 Aug 2011 14:00

Venue : 

The Commissioners Office

Directorate of Urban Land Transport, Urban Development Department, Room no. 502, 5th Floor, IVth Stage, M S Building,Bangalore 560 001,

 Agenda :  Discussion on “Towards  better Bangalore roads”. comment guidelines

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