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Urban Bus Specifications

With BRTS and the Government’s emphasis on detrailing in specifications for buses, the perception for bus based transport system has changed in India The National Urban Transport Policy has encouraged public transport with technologies focussed on bus based systems. It launched many initiatives in this regard: Urban Bus Specifications (UBS)-II, Model Detailed Project Report, Model Purchase Document and Model Operators ...

Nineteen cities may get Metro

The Union government is planning to introduce metro rail transport in 19 cities with a population of over two million. Detailed project reports (DPRs) have been prepared for twelve cities while they are being prepared for the remaining seven cities. The Centre would also provide support for Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) projects in 11 cities with a network of more ...

Quality,Variety of exhibitors and products are very good – Dr Sudhir Krishna

Dr Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Union Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, who inaugurated TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012 was happy with the way the show was organised. “This is a very good show and I am impressed with the quality and variety of exhibitors and products,” he told TrafficInfraTech. Delivering his inaugural speech and opening the first day’s seminar on ‘Traffic ...

Interview with : Nitin Patel, Our contractors have to maintain the roads

Gujarat’s roads and Expressways are among the best in the country. BRTS has worked only in its city of Ahmedabad and failed everywhere else, even in the national capital. The state government has initiated some good transportation projects like ferry boat, Metro and Ring Roads. Gujarat is on the move and how! Yet, it faces a big problem – the indiscipline of its mobile public, transporters and even government officers. Nitin Patel, Minister of Urban Development & Urban Housing, Water Supply and Water Resources (excluding Kalpsar Division) speaks on these issues and more with Vidyottama Sharma.

Now, Green Buses

In order to provide an eco-friendly, comfortable and clean mode of public transport to the residents of Mumbai, and to reduce traffic congestion on roads, a Green Bus Express Service initiative has been undertaken to link North and South Mumbai by MP Sanjay Nirupam under his Go Green campaign. It is meant to promote the use of public transport which ...

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