public transport

Kochi's auto drivers' body wins national award for innovation in urban transport during COVID-19

EJADCS's partnership with the Kochi Corporation to run 100 e-autos which also helped the society to win the coveted award.

published on : 8th November 2020

Covid may have reduced the demand for public transport: Study

70% of the experts do not consider an increase in fare as a justifable strategy to alleviate the financial  constraints faced by public transport operators 

published on : 25th September 2020

Palle Velugu, Metro Express, city buses ply at full capacity in Andhra

APSRTC Vice Chairperson and MD MT Krishna Babu issued orders to operate these buses with 100 per cent seating capacity, albeit in a phased manner. 

published on : 24th September 2020

COVID-19 impact: Demand for renting vehicles for personal use goes up in Karnataka

Fears of sharing public transport has led to this trend.

published on : 30th August 2020

Citizen groups come together for better public transport

Considering the poor traffic situation in the city, various citizen groups have started the #BengaluruMoving campaign.

published on : 26th August 2020

After four months, Bihar's Public Transport System resumes services amid strict guidelines

The state police have been engaged to ensure proper social distancing maintained by passengers, drivers, and the conductors of buses.

published on : 25th August 2020

E-pass rules not publicised, rue rail passengers

With Railways operating special services, commuters were allowed into the Tiruchy station after thermal screening, which a few found cumbersome.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Public transport restart: Slow pick-up on Day 1

The Villupuram-Madurai and Katpadi-Coimbatore special trains ran with 50 per cent of occupancy.

published on : 2nd June 2020

No bar on passenger count in autos, cars in Delhi

Kejriwal on Monday said there will also be no restrictions on the number of persons travelling in four-wheelers, two-wheelers, auto-rickshaws, e-rickshaws and other vehicles in the city.

published on : 1st June 2020

Bengal limps back to normalcy amid COVID-19 lockdown as govt to now run buses on 40 routes 

The buses, including air-conditioned ones, would run on various routes across the city as well as in the suburbs and districts from 7 am to 7 pm, a notification by WBTC said.

published on : 27th May 2020

36% people unwilling to take public transport now in Bangaluru: Survey

The Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC), a citizen’s collective, conducted an online survey in May with an aim to focus on Bengaluru, titled ‘Safer Public Transport Systems post the lockdown’

published on : 21st May 2020

Social distancing: Drivers of DTC, cluster buses instructed not to drive with over 20 passengers onboard

Delhi Transport minister Kailash Gahlot said if the extra passengers do not deboard after a request from the conductor, driver or marshal, then they will dial 100 to call the police.

published on : 20th May 2020

Public transport resumes in Delhi after nearly two months of COVID-19 lockdown

Officials said that no major issues have been reported since the bus services resumed in the morning, except in some areas where people had to wait for a bit longer.

published on : 19th May 2020

Lockdown relaxation: Resumption of public transport, more shops allowed to open in Chandigarh

However, movement of people shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 and 7 am except for essential activities, it said.

published on : 18th May 2020

70 per cent Indians to avoid public transport, 62 per cent to ditch Ola, Uber due to COVID-19: Survey

Conducted in April with a sample size of 3,000, the survey covered categories including shopping habits, purchase habits, travel, social activities, investments, social responsibilities during this pa

published on : 16th May 2020
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