The state cabinet on Monday approved a new scheme for improving surface connectivity in 108 backward blocks of the state.

The state cabinet on Monday approved a new scheme for improving surface connectivity in 108 backward blocks of the state.

Vehicles financed under the new Scheme for Rural Transport Connectivity would be exempted from motor vehicle tax and permit fees, official sources said. The scheme aims at augmenting passenger transport services in Maoist-affected areas of the state, sources added.

Presentation on bus-based public transport in Bangalore: BMTC experience by C.G Anand at CSE Workshop Series on Transport and Climate, July 24 - 25, 2013, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

For passengers waiting endlessly at the bus stops, wondering when their bus will arrive; for those clueless about which bus to take to reach their destination, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit

We are blind to those who walk. That's why pavements are the first casualty of street widening to accommodate cars

Have you ever noticed a footpath? Does it even exist? And if it does, what is its height above the road? What should be the ideal height that enables pedestrians to walk without the fear of being run over or breaking a leg clambering onto the footpath and, at the same time, doesn't allow cars to park and take over this public space?

Projects include purchase of new buses, construction of flyovers and underpasses, and laying of new roads.

New Delhi: A controversy seems to be in the making between the urban development (UD) ministry and the road transport ministry on specifications of low-floor buses with both coming up with their ow

MUMBAI: While BEST's buses will continue to guzzle fuel, the transport undertaking plans to economize on the water used to wash its fleet of 4,000.

SHILLONG: The Government-run public transport system in the city – the SPTS bus service and the SSPTS maxi taxi service – has been appreciated by the Central Government, Principal Secretary, Urban Affairs, P Naik claimed here.

Naik informed that a meeting was held in New Delhi recently on the JNNURM projects and Meghalaya was largely appreciated for its public transport system in the form of SPTS buses and maxi taxis that is catering to the commuters of the city.

Already facing flak from cross sections of the society for shoddy works and mismanagement, IndoreBRTS is in dock yet again for purchasing diesel buses thereby violating the environmental norms for