Saubhadra Chatterji & Sharmistha Mukherjee / New Delhi September 16, 2010, 0:37 IST

While companies have benefited from the Centre

For commuters who use the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses every day, the addition of 221 swanky new buses to the BEST


With a daily consumption of 10 lakh litres of diesel

When the city is burning under the scorching sun, 50 air-conditioned buses are cooling their wheels in a slushy field.

The Tata buses, acquired by the state transport department under JNNURM, are stranded in Barasat since April because conditions set by the government have kept potential operators away.

A large number of people in Guwahati city use the public transport system everyday to get to work etc. This paper aims at studying the characteristics of the existing public transport system in Guwahati city and identifying the problems and issues in the system.

Mumbai The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking plans to start corridor bus services in Mumbai connecting the city, suburbs and Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The plan, according to BEST officials, will help the undertaking to provide a bus every 10 minutes.

Mumbai: Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) buses will sport a new look from early next year. Engineers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay are working on the new design, which will make the buses more efficient.

Although commuters are exposed to high air pollution concentrations, little quantitative information currently exists on differences in exposure from different modes of transport, routes, and fuel types. Zuurbier et al. (p.

Mumbai: Even as the ruling Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress are all set to approve the proposed 14.92 km Vanaz-Ramwadi elevated metro rail project estimated to cost Rs1,948 crore, the 2008 Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) prepared for the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has not been treated with the same urgency.