As per environmental jurisprudence, the polluter has to pay. But apartment STPs (sewage treatment plants) are usually set up and approved by five different players. So who’s the real polluter when an STP is defective?
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan almost neglects cycling – it proposes just 174 km of cycling tracks while about 4000 km of tracks can be built. Bicycle sharing hubs also get little allocation in the plan
The Comprehensive Mobility Plan includes projects like elevated corridors and road widening that’ll lead to further environmental degradation. It gives less attention to sustainable options like cycling and walking too
For years, citizens have been demanding a foot-over-bridge connecting Yeshwanthpur old railway station with the Metro station nearby. The bridge would reduce the distance between these two points from 2.3 km to 200 m
BBMP and BMTC have not thought through many practical difficulties in implementing the bus priority lane (BPL) on ORR. Questions on bus clumping at junctions, traffic management in service roads and so on remain unanswered
There is much optimism around the bus priority lane to be operational on ORR tomorrow. But there’s no clarity on what outcome we can expect, or how the project will fit into the overall transport plan for ORR and the city