EJADCS's partnership with the Kochi Corporation to run 100 e-autos which also helped the society to win the coveted award.
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
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.
Fears of sharing public transport has led to this trend.
Considering the poor traffic situation in the city, various citizen groups have started the #BengaluruMoving campaign.
The state police have been engaged to ensure proper social distancing maintained by passengers, drivers, and the conductors of buses.
With Railways operating special services, commuters were allowed into the Tiruchy station after thermal screening, which a few found cumbersome.
The Villupuram-Madurai and Katpadi-Coimbatore special trains ran with 50 per cent of occupancy.
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.
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.
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’
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.
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.
However, movement of people shall remain strictly prohibited between 7 and 7 am except for essential activities, it said.
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