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BEST buses running into losses of over Rs 2 cr every day, finds RTI

Aug 03, 2015

BEST buses running into losses of over Rs 2 cr every day, finds RTI

BEST, which runs the bus fleet in Mumbai, is facing a revenue gap of Rs 2.26 crore everyday despite over 28 lakh Mumbaikars using the services on a daily basis. #NewsTracker #BEST #RTI #MCGM #mumbai public transport
This Indian homeless man fled Gujarat post Godhra riots and now lives in London's public buses

Apr 02, 2015

This Indian homeless man fled Gujarat post Godhra riots and now lives in London's public buses

A nameless stranger roams the dark streets of London in public buses. He's a failed asylum seeker, and homeless man from India #World #London #Red Cross #News #UK #immigrants #Public transport #indian #Homeless #Buses #Godra
Another Delhi rape: Uber driver arrested, but post-Nirbhaya city still unsafe

Dec 08, 2014

Another Delhi rape: Uber driver arrested, but post-Nirbhaya city still unsafe

Nothing has changed since the 16 December, 2012 gangrape. Delhi continues to be the happy hunting ground for sexual predators and remains unsafe for women. #India #BJP #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #women's safety #Rape #Police #Ministry of Home Affairs #Public transport #AAP #16 december gangrape #Uber
Delhi has lower crime rates than other global cities, says study

Nov 14, 2014

Delhi has lower crime rates than other global cities, says study

India's national capital has a lower crime rate than some of the other global cities even as its population density is high, income inequality stark and public transport usage low, says a Deutsche Bank study. #India #didyouknow #New Delhi #Crime #Public transport #Deutsche Bank study
Why Mumbai Monorail naysayers may have got it wrong

Feb 07, 2014

Why Mumbai Monorail naysayers may have got it wrong

Mumbai's monorail story has just begun. Let's not show it the red signal even before it finds its wheels #L&T #MMRDA #chembur #wadala #Public transport #Mumbai Monorail #Scomi #mass rapid transit
Pay more for fuel and second car Mumbai's new steps to curb traffic

Oct 25, 2013

Pay more for fuel and second car Mumbai's new steps to curb traffic

Mumbai is considering some pretty extreme measures to reduce vehicular traffic in the metropolis. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Cars #Cess #Tax #Public transport #Octroi
Moily's oil ministry saves 600 litres of fuel by using public transport today

Oct 09, 2013

Moily's oil ministry saves 600 litres of fuel by using public transport today

While two joint secretaries rode bicycles to office, the rest of the 200-odd staff in the ministry used public transport. PSU employees either used car pools or took public transport to office. #oil #Petrol #Diesel #Delhi Metro #Public transport #M Veerappa Moily #fuel conservation
E-complaints against cabbies, autos who refuse customers

Oct 07, 2013

E-complaints against cabbies, autos who refuse customers

Mumbai's transport department is getting ready to build a website where users can lodge a complaint against such taxi and auto-drivers. #ThisisNext #Mumbai #Public transport #website #auto-drivers #Taxi-drivers
India's congested cities: Improve public transport, buy fewer cars

Oct 04, 2013

India's congested cities: Improve public transport, buy fewer cars

It will come as a shock to learn that air pollution accounts for the fifth highest toll of lives and the seventh biggest illness burden in India, according the Global Burden of Disease report, released this year. #Cars #traffic #motor vehicles #Public transport #urban infrastructure #car purchases
Moily's fuel saving act: Will use public transport every Wednesday

Sep 27, 2013

Moily's fuel saving act: Will use public transport every Wednesday

Leading by example, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily will travel by public transport every Wednesday beginning 9 Oct as part of fuel conservation drive to save $5 billion in oil import bill. #ThisisNext #Veerappa Moily #Fuel #Oil Minister #Public transport