Public Transport

Make TN public transport accessible to disabled

The activists urged Stalin to ensure public transport is accessible in terms of vehicles and infrastructure.

published on : 12th December 2022

Two killed, 5 injured as bus crushes vehicles in Madhya Pradesh after driver suffers a heart attack

The accident took place when a city transport bus stopped at the traffic signal at Damoh Naka Square on Friday, Gohalpur police station in-charge Vijay Tiwari said.

published on : 3rd December 2022

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.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Cabinet nod for tracking devices in public vehicles in Karnataka

The minister said the move is primarily aimed at ensuring the safety of women and children.

published on : 4th November 2022

Tractor-trolley travel ban aimed at scuttling farmers' agitation: Rakesh Tikait

"The government is disallowing use of tractor trolley for conveyance as part of a well planned conspiracy so that tractors are not used in farmers' agitations," the said the BKU leader.

published on : 4th October 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Implement PRC for staff of APPTD, govt urged

The new wages should also be implemented to 2,096 employees, who got promotions, he said.

published on : 4th September 2022

People using public transport rises to 60 per cent: Tamil Nadu Minister SS Sivasankar

He was taking part in the 15th AITUC State conference, where he spoke about the State’s efforts to revive the transport sector which is facing revenue-related issues owing to various reasons.

published on : 4th September 2022

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.

published on : 18th August 2022

With aim to ensure safety, Lt Governer VK Saxen launches training programme for women cab drivers

The L-G also flagged off 40 electric cabs with women drivers on wheels. 

published on : 16th August 2022

Kochi Metro Rail's Water Metro services gears up for grand launch

Public transport experts have demanded to keep the rates reasonable, stressing that unlike metro trains, islanders will be relying on the Water Metro.

published on : 1st August 2022

Fighting toxic air: Go for big sharks, not soft targets

It’s not just the question of making public transport pliable. It's more about making the use of public transport more palatable.

published on : 18th July 2022

BMTC worried over fuel supply, but says bus frequency won’t be affected

BMTC Managing Director G Sathyavathi added that at the moment, they have stock to last around 4-5 days and the services are running as per schedule.

published on : 28th June 2022

WB govt contemplating phase out of trams from congested areas of Kolkata: Minister

By March 2023, the department would also bring in 400 new electric buses and another 800 other buses by 2024, the transport minister stated.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Odisha-based 'Mo Bus' service named recipient of prestigious UN Public Service Award

The global organisation announced that Mo Bus, Capital Region Urban Transport India is the recipient of the prestigious UN Public Service Awards

published on : 22nd June 2022

Draft policy calls for smart, integrated transport mode

MVD’s 40-page report recommends wider use of technology, flexible payment options and transport company in cooperative sector

published on : 15th June 2022

Carpooling makes a ‘smart’ comeback in Kochi  

The carpooling system, where users share a ride with anothercommuter on the same route, is slowly regaining popularity in cities.

published on : 18th May 2022

MMTS most economic of all public transport systems in Hyderabad

The services facilitate the travel needs of scattered groups of passengers including those travelling long distances every day on business or attending to work.

published on : 16th April 2022

Missing in Kochi: Public transport

As fuel charges increase day by day, private buses are slowly disappearing from the roads 

published on : 29th March 2022

Two-day trade union strike to hit Normal life in state

Functioning of govt offices to be affected as service organisations have endorsed the strike 

published on : 28th March 2022

Public transport system, piped water AAP government's focus in 2017

Initiatives such as mohalla clinics that have attracted global accolades and school education reforms will see further progress in 2017.

published on : 20th December 2016