Women think driving heavy vehicles is tough

They choose to be conductors Under the Nirbhaya scheme, BMTC had announced more women would be trained to drive heavy passenger vehicles, but presently the corporation has only one woman driver. BMTC PRO Deepak N informed The Observer that there arent many women drivers because driving a bus is considered tough. There are six or […]

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Koramangala residents want Metro, BMRCL says not possible

Citizens say that a metro line is needed to decongest the area Residents of Koramangala want the Ejipura-Koramangala elevated corridor replaced with the Metro line from Baiyappanahalli to Silk Board to decongest the area. But officials say it is not possible to do so. “We’re trying to connect all the possible places in the city […]

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Suburban rail will take too long, say commuters

Railway users want the existing infrastructure to be improved. Commuters of Bengaluru say the benefits of the suburban railway project announced on November 4 will take too long to reach them. “More trains are required in cities that have more than one crore population. Every day the number of people coming to the city is […]

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Despite govt restrictions, ride sharing thrives

Ola & Uber apps allow people to book these rides even as the Karnataka government has restricted these cab aggregators. Though the government of Karnataka has restricted ride sharing, cab aggregators Ola and Uber continue to allow people to book these. People prefer ride sharing because it is are cheaper than regular taxi or autorickshaw […]

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On weekends, Church Street Suffers 30-minute traffic jams

The narrow road of Church Street causes congestion due to parked vehicles and encroachments at the sides. Bengaluru:Traffic stands still on narrow Church Street for as long as 30 minutes during weekends.The reason: the no-parking zone teems with parked vehicles and street vendors. “There are a lot of shops, restaurants and pubs on this street.On […]

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