The example of Outer Ring Road shows that rapid, unplanned development can defeat the purpose of a ring road. Without land use regulations, the same is likely to happen in the case of the upcoming PRR.
Many issues came into light in the event, such as the need to coordinate activities between the Forest Department and the BBMP, need for prudence in planning and the role of citizen activism, in greening Bengaluru.
Even as Bengaluru is promoting public transport, many commuters – especially women – find buses and cabs unsafe. In this edition of Citizens’ Live, Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao discusses the requirements and challenges in making public transport safe