The Delhi Government on Wednesday sought more time from the Delhi High Court to respond to a plea seeking contempt action against it for not implementing the mixed use of traffic on the BRT corrido

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Delhi Chief Secretary and the State Transport Commissioner on a contempt of court petition by a non-government organisation alleging that that they had violated the Court orders allowing plying of other vehicles in the BRT corridor till disposal of a petition for opening up the dedicated bus carriageway for three-wheeler and four-wheeler traffic as well.

The petitioner, non-government organisation Nyaya Bhoomi, submitted that despite the Court orders of May 30 and July 5 that the trial-run of vehicles other than buses would continue in the corridor till disposal of the petition, the Government had disallowed those vehicles from entering into it.

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court sought replies from the city government on Wednesday on a plea seeking contempt action against it for not allowing cars to use a road lane reserved for buses on the

Govt Adopts Ostrich-Like Stance To Guard Project It Has Set Its Heart On

The Delhi government on Monday dismissed as “irrational and unconstitutional” the report prepared by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) criticising the 5.8 km BRT corridor between Ambed-kar Nagar and Moolchand.

In its reply filed before the Delhi high court on Monday, the transport department said that the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor has proven beneficial for a majority of the population dependent on public transport rather than a fraction of the people who travel by personal vehicles.

Referring to the Supreme Court opinion on the scope of judicial review in policy matters, the Delhi Government has urged the Delhi High Court to refrain from interfering with the BRT corridor issue.

In an affidavit filed through R. P. Meena, Additional Commissioner of the Transport Department, urging the Court to maintain the sanctity of the BRT corridor, the Government said: “Maintain sanctity of the BRT corridor because if any other vehicles are allowed in BRT corridor, no bus will be able to reach designated platform for proper embarkation and disembarkation of passenger.”

New Delhi: The report by the central road research institute (CRRI), recommending the “No BRT” option for the Ambedkar Nagar-Moolchand corridor, couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Delhi gov

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Thursday said 14 other proposed bus rapid transport (BRT) corridors, which were to come up in different locations in the city, have been put on hold.

The Delhi government on Wednesday asked for more time from the Delhi High Court to go through the Central Road Research Institute’s (CRRI) report that has favoured scrapping of the Bus Rapid Transi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Delhi Government to apprise it by July 23 of its views on the Central Road Research Institute’s recommendation to open up the BRT corridor to vehicles other than buses to ease traffic jam along the dedicated stretch.

Taking a contrary view to the expert body’s recommendation, counsel for the Government, K.T.S. Tulsi, submitted that as the Government was a party in the petition against the dedicated corridor for the buses and it had not been heard on it so far, it wanted to file an affidavit on it.