An elevated corridor will only decrease the sustainability of the transport system and overall livability of the city. But a mass rapid public transport scenario like a metro on the same corridor will help the city achieve the right modal share balance.
In an era where the tax is based on the price of the car and not other parameters, vehicle area tax can be a tool to help the government generate more revenue and disincentivise big cars to help reduce congestion.
The inscription stone was found in a site marked for road-widening. It was rescued by heritage enthusiasts, who were delightfully shocked to find what was in it. Now they are trying to place it in a memorial built for it.
Dogs are repeatedly bred using rape stands, in the filthiest, tiniest of spaces. They live in small cages and are exploited by greedy breeders. Only effective implementation of existing laws can help prevent animal cruelty.
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an ‘urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
Conflicts between neighbours in apartments regarding pets have become common. Specific guidelines and knowledge of law among communities can help reduce such conflicts. Here is a first step in Bengaluru regarding this.
Channeling of Bengaluru’s waste water into parched tanks of Kolar was a step to ensure the district got enough water to use in agriculture. However water standards need to be maintained in a project which will be huge and continuous.