Bengaluru is once again toying with the idea of introducing pod taxis. But it is at best a fast mode of personal rapid transit, with limited and low carrying capacity. Neither will it provide last mile connectivity. Do we have better alternatives? Ashish Verma explains.
Do you know what the two main modes of urban public transport are? Or how Right of Way (ROW) operates in these systems? Professor Ashish Verma of IISc explains these in the Bengaluru context to highlight potential efficient solutions to the city’s traffic woes.
Raintrees provide shade and keep the carbon emissions in check. But it would be difficult to plant them now as they need too much space. We have other species that can line our roads. But not having trees is not an option, says Dipika.
The proposed by-law that limits the number of dogs in residences has been introduced twice before by the BBMP. Why does the BBMP wake up a once every few years to reintroduce the draft that hasn’t passed muster?