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?
Here’s an open letter to Bengaluru City Traffic Police, on reducing the traffic problems on Outer Ring Road. Additional Commissioner of Police – Traffic, M A Saleem had asked for citizens’ suggestions on the issue.
While Madivala tops the chart with most accidents, R T Nagar is the last in the top-10 list. Banaswadi gets a special mention. Lack of coordination among agencies seems to be the main reason for increasing accidents.
The Karnataka government has proposed a substantial hike in the fine for honking. Will this reign in the spectre of vehicular noise pollution? What other measures can reduce the deafening noise levels in our city?
Parking problems, incorrect information, inconvenient pedestrian over-bridges – there’s a lot to discourage commuters from taking a train. A citizen explains the difficulties he faces even before he gets on the train.