The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs flagged the need for a single and comprehensive legislation for all the Metro rail networks in the country as opposed to the existing three Central Acts, and also raised the concerns about the low ridership in all Metros apart from Delhi and Mumbai.

Report of Joint Committee in pursuance of the National Green Tribunal order, 23/02/2022 in EA No. 06/2022 in OA No. 651/2019 (Shobha Agarwal Vs Delhi Metro Rail Corporation & Others).

The matter related to the proposed construction of a commercial complex project of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation at Bhikaji Cama Place.

Based on the site visit and perusal of the information submitted by the DMRC, the committee noted that no construction work for the proposed commercial complex was found and only barricading had been made to secure the land.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) failed to adhere to various environmental requirements, as per a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/09/2019 regarding Phase IV of Delhi Metro. Operational loss would be borne by the state government i.e. Govt of NCT of Delhi. "In case, the Metro suffers any loss, that is to be borne by the State Government, as the Metro is the local conveyance within the State and considering the nature of the facilities, the loss, if any, should be borne by the State Government" said the order.

It is clear that without an augmented public transport system, Delhi and other cities of India will not be able to combat toxic air pollution. It is also clear that currently our public transport infrastructure is grossly inadequate. Cities like Beijing, for instance, have 107 buses per lakh people. Delhi has 17 buses per lakh people.

Experts raise questions ranging from affordability to sustainability

Agra: A city-based leading environmentalist has raised objections over the initiation of the proposed Agra Metro Rail Project worth Rs 8779 crore without seeking prior approval from the departments

A total 2,700 trees at Aarey will be affected by the metro depot, of which 2,238 will be cut and the rest will be transplanted.

In sum, across the world there is an urgent need to reimagine and restructure the approaches, policies, regulations, systems and instruments pertaining to mobility. Ensuring sustainable and efficient mobility of people and goods, particularly in an increasingly urbanizing scenario, is one of India’s key challenges.

In sum, across the world there is an urgent need to reimagine and restructure the approaches, policies, regulations, systems and instruments pertaining to mobility. Ensuring sustainable and efficient mobility of people and goods, particularly in an increasingly urbanizing scenario, is one of India’s key challenges.

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