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Will a smart city bring about safe transport for women?

I came to office, sat down at my work station, switched on my system and the first news that flashed on my screen was the experience of a woman who was molested by her diving instructor underwater

Chennai to showcase integrated intermodal transportation soon

A   public transit system will be able to function seamlessly if there is intermodal integration. Commuters need to have last-mile connectivity so that they can avail multiple modes of tr

Consumers taken for a ride as govt fails again on Uber and Ola licence issue

All app-based cab services were banned in the national capital after a driver of Uber, the US-based online cab service provider, was accused of raping a 27-year-old financial consultant woman passe

Education gets huge chunk of Delhi budget

A promise was made in the governance of Delhi and the first outcome was ‘swaraj budget’. Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia presented AAP government`s first budget in the Assemb

Kejriwal unveils plans to revamp Delhi

Delhi would soon have a large fleet of high-end buses, laced with technology to check unsafe driving and to ensure passenger safety, to address the problem of heavy rush in the metro and scanty tra

Banking and transport workers on strike against new labour policies

 Services like banking and public transport were largely affected on Friday as more than a million workers across various sectors were on a day-long nationwide strike, protesting against new l

And the city softly sings the blues

India is a largely rural country with 68 percent of its population living in villages. As per the 2011 census, approximately 32 percent of the population or 38 crore people stay in cities. This fig

Need to focus on India`s rural roads: World Bank experts

One of the key issues is that much of the existing network was built without much regard to climate resilience and has not been properly maintained, making it vulnerable to climate extremes. To a

Government convinced that PPP model needs to be revisited: Expert

The government feels that the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model needs to be revisited, said a World Bank expert. “As for the attempts to revive the “flow” of PPP proje

Railways introduces high capacity parcel vans

To meet the demand of full vehicle load perishable traffic, Indian Railways has developed high capacity parcel vans, having capacity of 23 tonnes. These vans are attached to passenger trains subjec

All you need to know about FASTags

Waiting time at toll plazas is likely to come down as FASTags will now be fitted in all four wheel motor vehicles sold on or after December 1, 2017. The ministry of road transport &a

Moving people, not cars: The future of mobility and urban life

The recent tragedy at the Elphinstone Road suburban railway overpass in Mumbai is a symptom of a larger and deep-rooted malaise that can directly be traced back to the way we see our city as segmen

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