Villagers objecting to the acquisition of 700 acres of land in Gurgaon by the state government last December were on Thursday assured that they would be compensated according to provisions of the n

The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) is drafting a “consultative tree planting plan” and has identified about 10 locations in the city to plant saplings.

The agency, which is drafting the project along with the district tree cutting permit issuing committee, environmentalists and other green agencies, will soon implement the project.

Recent investments in the transit sector to address greenhouse gas emissions have concentrated on purchasing efficient replacement vehicles and inducing mode shift from the private automobile. There has been little focus on the potential of network and operational improvements, such as changes in headways, route spacing, and stop spacing, to reduce transit emissions. Most models of transit system design consider user and agency cost while ignoring emissions and the potential environmental benefit of operational improvements.

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) general body meeting on Wednesday approved the draft development plan (DP) of Rs 88,000 crore for the city.

Underlining the mismatch between vehicular growth and road space, T G Sitharam, the chairperson of Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP), IISc, has stres

Kochi: It is tough times ahead for Kochi Metro as environmentalists tighten the noose around Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL).

One of the major hurdles in the path of the Metro II project has been cleared with the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) agreeing to allow the car shed on mangrove land in Malad.

E. Sreedharan, principal advisor to the Kochi Metro rail project said that the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will collect river sand without endangering the hydraulic system of the rivers.

Japan has diverted its suspended $400 million credit programme for the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project to the elevated Metro Railway project.

GAZIPUR: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday laid the foundation stone of bus rapid transit (BRT) and metro rail here aiming to ease the sufferings of commuters, reports UNB.

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