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PUBLIC TRANSPORT NEWS

Explained: How Bengaluru hopes to decongest traffic with its bus priority lanes

November 17, 2019 8:59 pm

The BMTC will operate 835 buses, including 350 AC buses, on the priority lane. According to civic officials, the route covers 12 high-density corridors.

KSRTC to double its Ambaari Dream Class fleet by 2020

November 22, 2019 10:08 pm

Named after the golden palanquin placed on elephants at Mysuru Dasara and other festive occasions to carry gold idols of deities, the Ambaari Dream Class was recently picked as the winner of the popular CMO Asia Brand Excellence Award-2019 under Supply Chain & Logistics sector.

Delhi: Transport dept gears up for odd-even, free bus rides to overlap

September 15, 2019 8:25 am

While the free rides scheme will be implemented from October 29, the car rationing policy will come into effect on November 4 and will go on till November 15.

Research, not subsidy, will make e-vehicles affordable: Arvind Kejriwal

December 19, 2018 4:55 am

“The electric vehicle regime cannot be subsidy based. I urge the industry to invest more in research and development so that the prices of such vehicles are brought down. The government can provide the initial impetus,” Arvind Kejriwal said.

Luxembourg to become the first country to make public transport free. How about planning a trip soon?

December 07, 2018 8:08 pm

From The Old Quarter in Luxembourg City to the Grand Ducal Palace, here are a few places you can visit in Luxembourg.

Bus employees’ strike paralyses life in Haryana

August 08, 2018 1:00 am

The strike was called to oppose inclusion of 720 private buses under the state government’s hiring scheme on km basis apart from joining the call of nationwide strike against the provisions of Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill.

Singapore launches electric car-sharing programme, offering clean transit option

December 12, 2017 4:37 pm

Singapore is now being offered a new public transport system, as BlueSG is helping the city-state to run an electric car-sharing service.

South Korea uses technology to help pregnant women get seats in subways

June 02, 2016 2:27 pm

South Korean cities are trying to make travel by public transportation friendlier to pregnant women.

Public transport: Key to bridging skill gap

June 23, 2015 5:34 am

The lack of public transport is often the reason why skills do not move even within the national capital region.

No privatisation of Railways: Suresh Prabhu

May 03, 2015 10:03 pm

Suresh Prabhu said the concept of privatisation gives confusing signals and envisages the possibilities of ownership transfer.