A 3-km road from Ejipura signal to Agara would drastically reduce traffic jams in Koramangala. But this project has been delayed for years because the state government blundered in acquiring land from the Defence Ministry
Around 40 percent of cases that Bengaluru Traffic Police (BTP) books is for helmet-less driving/pillion riding. Wrong parking and signal-jumping come next. With the revised fines, BTP is set to make crores of rupees every month from these offenders
In 2017, 282 pedestrians were killed in vehicle crashes in Bengaluru. Majority of these crashes occurred when the pedestrian was trying to cross a major arterial road, like the ORR, that’s designed for maximum vehicle speed
Two years ago, BMTC stopped its bus service to Old Baiyappanahalli, a low-income settlement. Recently the youth here surveyed residents, and found they were even facing wage cuts due to increased travel time. The survey has prompted BMTC to rethink its decision
It takes hours to cross Panathur road, a 6-km ‘shortcut’ connecting ORR with ITPL. At several stretches here, two cars can’t pass by at the same time. Yet, huge apartments are approved along this road, and restricted heavy vehicles allowed to ply
Melissa Arulappan recently counted 13 bikers driving on the wrong side on a one-way street, all within two seconds. This is not a one-off incident. Citizens across Bengaluru have been noticing an increasing number of such violations in the recent past. What’s going on?
Bengaluru has taken any number of measures to stop parking chaos on the streets – from setting up MLCPs to mandating parking space in buildings. Why then is parking still an issue in the city? Will the recent proposal to end free parking make a difference?
The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, passed by Lok Sabha last week, prescribes stringent norms and harsh penalties, higher compensation for victims, and more powers to the central government. Here’s all you need to know about the Bill