Tambaram-Chengalpattu 4th rail line: Tamil Nadu to prepare DPR
A railway spokesperson said it is purely a state government initiative. “The fourth line in Tambaram-Chengalpattu section is yet to be approved by the railway board.
Bridge to link Madhavaram bus terminus and metro station
According to sources, nearly 19 metro stations will be connected to either bus terminals or suburban stations or bus stands as part of multimodal integration.
Chennai city’s new transport roadmap to be funded by World Bank
The clearance from DEA comes after CUMTA selected Systra as a consultant last week for revising the Comprehensive Mobility Plan for CMA.
Plans on to commercialise 18 MRTS stations in Chennai
CUMTA special officer I Jayakumar told TNIE, apart from preparing a feasibility report the consultant would also prepare a detailed project report on two stations.
Trams to run alongside cars? CMRL study to explore Metrolite feasibility
The financial bids for the study were opened by the Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA) on Monday.
CUMTA to introduce contactless travel card in city
Chennai Metro has a contactless card and Jayakumar did not rule out making use of it. Chennai Metro has a deposit card which has a closed loop.
CUMTA to focus on safe commutes for schoolchildren
School safe zones will be taken up on a pilot basis. The focus will be to ease congestion near schools and have vehicle-free zones or streamline traffic, said Jayakumar.
Make commuting safe and easy for students: Stalin
At CUMTA meet, CM highlights use of tech to improve transportation
12 years after Act, CUMTA to hold first meet on Thursday
The meeting will be held 12 years after the CUMTA Act came into being.
CUMTA to hire advisor for common mobility card
CUMTA is seeking to appoint a transaction advisor to study the implementation of mobility card taking a cue from London and Singapore models.
CUMTA likely to shift to CMRL building in December
“Since the 12-floor building, which is spread over 8.96 acres, was inaugurated we have been planning to shift from the current office in CMDA,” said Jeyakumar.
Electric boost: Chennai’s new transport road map to cut down carbon footprint
The comprehensive mobility plan could also look into developing cycle tracks and footpaths.
CUMTA’s first meeting likely in October
It was notified only in January 2019 and later amended in September 2020 by appointing the CM as Chairman.
Chennai takes leaf out of Kochi’s integrated public transport plan
Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA) officials are in full praise of the initiatives taken by Kochi to improve urban transportation.
CUMTA may okay Rs 1.5 lakh crore transport plan in first meet
Housing secretary Hitesh Kumar Makwana said the modified CMP will be cleared by CUMTA after holding discussions with all stakeholders.
Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority's first board meeting likely in May
Currently, 10 agencies from various ministries and departments are involved in traffic and transportation management in Chennai Metropolitan Area.
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