Following its proposal to increase the parking charges in the city to Rs 50 during peak hours and Rs 30 during non-peak hours, the Transport department on Wednesday issued a public notice inviting

People forced to leave their vehicles on the road because of lack of parking space in commercial/residential buildings will soon be able to drive to higher floors and park safely.

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority has recommended to the State government to permit multi-level parking in all buildings. The decision to relax rules regarding development of parking space was taken following a representation by the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India-Tamil Nadu.

The civic bodies of Delhi have asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to provide land for parking in case of land-use change or regularisation of unauthorised colonies.

Parking fees should go up, feel new MCD Commissioners

With the Master Plan for Delhi-2021 currently under review, the Delhi Development Authority should provide land to the Municipal Corporations to build parking facilities, said South Delhi Corporation Commissioner Manish Gupta on Wednesday. “We have sent a proposal to the DDA suggesting that it provide land for parking facilities when a colony is converted from a residential to a commercial area,” he said.

The parking charges in the city may see a rise as both the Delhi government and the commissioners of the new municipal bodies are mulling the same.

Delhiites may end up paying a parking fee of `50 for three hours during peak time if the recommendations of a special task force to decongest city’s streets are accepted by the Delhi government. The recommendations of the STF will be taken up for implementation after considering suggestions and objections from public.

In a bid to discourage people from buying more cars in the city, the Special Task Force (STF) formed by the Delhi High Court has asked local bodies to look into levying parking charges for on-stree

GUWAHATI: The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) today set an example of sorts when it sealed the plush Dona Planet in Guwahati for flouting car parking norms.

GMC had issued a notice to the management of Dona Planet, asking them to make adequate parking space and comply with all parking norms. When despite issuing a notice no such steps were taken, the GMC decided to seal the building. Yesterday, GMC issued another notice warning the management that the building would be sealed at any point of time.

With parking of vehicles proving to be a major problem in most parts of the city, Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president Vijender Gupta on Sunday said the Municipal Corporation of Delhi was at an advanced stage of completing many of the projects initiated by it in the past.

“There are 24 multi-level parking projects in various stages of completion and we have already operationalised three such projects,” he said at the release of the party manifesto for the MCD polls.

CSE releases findings on parking in Sarojini Nagar and the lessons from it. Says without a clear strategy, expensive parking structures can neither reduce parking chaos nor parking demand. CSE survey shows car users will shift to other modes of transport only if they are forced to pay three times more parking charges.

AHMEDABAD: The parking policy for Amdavadis, recently submitted to the JNNURM committee for approval, according to urban planners is a milder version of the one proposed by Bangalore and implemente