Thursday , 9 July 2020

Tag Archives: Delhi Metro

Long FOBs for Delhi Metro interchanges

Delhi Metro is constructing long foot over bridges and ramps at most of its interchange stations on the Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar corridor to provide seamless connectivity for commuters. The FOBs and ramps, ranging from 70 to 200m in length, will be built at six out of the seven interchange stations on the 56km long corridor, the longest on the Metro. They ...

Making Indian cities liveable through A Good Parking Policy

Global experience shows that when parking policy is designed as a travel demand management tool, it reduces car usage, congestion, air emission and fuel usage. Anumita Rowchowdhury, Executive Director of Centre for Science and Environment, writes on these issues and more. A proper parking policy can address mobility crisis in Indian cities where cars are edging out public transport, walking ...

Delhi Metro collects fine for spitting

In a bid to maintain the high standard of cleanliness at Delhi Metro, the Metro has been imposing fines on commuters spitting at the Metro station. The initiative to collect fines was prompted by the fact that repeated attempts by Metro authorities to dissuade commuters to not spit by putting up display boards and making announcements did not bear fruit. ...

JICA to fund Delhi Metro phase III

Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) will fund Delhi Metro’s Phase 3 project beginning December this year. The 105km long Phase 3 will cost `32,000 crore and will have a debt-equity ratio of 60:40. This means that the Delhi government and the Central government will contribute 30% each while the rest will be raised by soft loans provided by the JICA. ...

Delhi Metro Phase III extended

The Delhi government has decided to extend Phase III of Delhi Metro to cover another 34km including Jamia Millia University and Faridabad. Originally meant to cover 70km, the coverage has been extended to 104 km on the suggestion of the Delhi government to include the inner and outer ring roads. Kalkaji will be one of the interchange stations. There will ...