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SC's decision to lift ban on sale of diesel cars is legally fit but based on weak rationale

Aug 17, 2016

SC's decision to lift ban on sale of diesel cars is legally fit but based on weak rationale

With Supreme Court's decision to lift ban on diesel cars, proceeds of the taxation should be ploughed back into creating multi-modal public transport, with huge subsidisation. #InMyOpinion #Pollution #Public transport #Diesel cars #National Green Tribunal #taxes #ban on diesel cars #10-year-old diesel cars
Transit Elevated Bus: China completes first test of bus that travels above traffic

Aug 04, 2016

Transit Elevated Bus: China completes first test of bus that travels above traffic

The first road test for the Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) was conducted 3 Aug, Qinhuangdao, north China. #China #traffic #Public transport #Shareworthy #TEB-1 #Transit Elevated Bus
Islamophobic abuse has increased by 326 percent in Britain: study

Jun 29, 2016

Islamophobic abuse has increased by 326 percent in Britain: study

Islamophobic abuse in Britain's public areas registered a whopping 326 percent rise with women in Muslim outfits emerging as the most vulnerable group #Islamophobia #Britain #Muslim #Public transport #Hijab #Racist #Sadiq Khan
Panic buttons, CCTV cameras and tracking devices to soon be mandatory for buses: Nitin Gadkari

May 25, 2016

Panic buttons, CCTV cameras and tracking devices to soon be mandatory for buses: Nitin Gadkari

It will be mandatory for public transport buses to install emergency buttons, CCTV cameras and vehicle tracking devices to ensure safety of women commuters and the government will issue notification on these norms on 2 June, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday. #Nitin Gadkari #Public transport #CCTV cameras #Nirbhaya #women safety #panic button #Emergency button
Boosting Delhi's public transport key to sustaining odd-even scheme

Apr 16, 2016

Boosting Delhi's public transport key to sustaining odd-even scheme

As Delhi’s odd-even road-rationing for vehicles will be difficult to sustain through forced compliance and the absence of incentives to use public transport #ConnectTheDots #Public transport #Delhi traffic #Private Vehicles #Delhi Odd Even #road rationing #odd-even scheme #Delhi buses
Budget 2016: Infra outlay at Rs 2.21 lakh crore, Motor Vehicles Act to be amended

Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016: Infra outlay at Rs 2.21 lakh crore, Motor Vehicles Act to be amended

Allocating a major share to infrastructure that includes Rs 2.21 lakh crore outlay, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his budget speech said enhanced allocations coupled with reforms and steps will remove obstacles impeding the sector's growth #Arun Jaitley #NDA #Public transport #Union Budget 2016 #Infra 2016 #Infrastructure Outlay #Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana #Greenfield ports
Bengaluru's Open Streets initiative makes a pitch for public transport

Feb 21, 2016

Bengaluru's Open Streets initiative makes a pitch for public transport

Welcome to the Open Streets initiative organized by the Directorate of Urban Land Transportation, (DULT) in the heart of Bengaluru city. #ThingsWeLike #Bengaluru #Public transport #MG Road #Bengaluru metro #Open Streets
Road rationing must be more rational, say Delhiites on odd-even policy

Jan 15, 2016

Road rationing must be more rational, say Delhiites on odd-even policy

Rajiv Pant's case is a great example of the advantage and disadvantage a common man has faced due to the odd-even number formula over the fortnight. #HowThisWorks #Delhi government #NCR #Public transport #Pollution in Delhi #Odd Even Formula
Why the odd-even formula may fall through Delhi's public transport loopholes

Dec 31, 2015

Why the odd-even formula may fall through Delhi's public transport loopholes

The odd-even formula on Indian soil is an oddity. At the moment, we are short on infrastructure and high in numbers, and yet we want to test drive the scheme. #HowThisWorks #Delhi #Air pollution #Public transport #Urban Development Ministry #Pollution in Delhi #Odd Even policy #Transit Oriented Development