Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Car Corp will introduce plug-in hybrids across relevant products in its portfolio and an all-electric vehicle in India to address concerns related to rising air pollut

The Delhi Transport Corporation on Monday moved the National Green Tribunal seeking registration of a bus, which is to ply on Delhi-Kathmandu route, prompting the green panel to seek a response fro

Though Thane has grown as a city in the past decade, with many people choosing to make it their first home, public transportation is still a huge problem.

17 standard low-floor buses and seven mini-buses have been deployed

The Puducherry Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) has inducted 24 standard and mini-buses into its fleet.

BMTC service on a three-month trial run
eye-catching: The BMTC electric bus that was launched in the City on Thursday. DH photo

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) on Thursday launched the much-awaited India’s first electric bus — BYD K9 in the City for a trial period of three months.

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Geetam Tiwari, Professor of Transport Planning in the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Delhi, on Monday, called upon decision makers to consider the impact of transport hazards on health.

She also recommended that programmes be designed to help implement sustainable public transport across the country. Speaking at the fourth edition of the Volvo Nobel Memorial Seminar 2012, she admitted that while public transport has evolved, technology alone cannot address the ill-effects of bad transport on the health of people.

In order to tune into a sustainable transport in the City, the State government should take some bold steps like banning free parking, said Prof T G Sitharam, Chairman, Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP), IISc.

Speaking at a seminar on “Green Economy: The way forward for sustainable public transport,” organised by the KSRTC, Sitharam said the first step needed was to ban free parking in the City. Also, congestion tax needs to be introduced in the Central Business District (CBD) areas, which would force commuters to use public transport, he said.

A model bus terminal planned in Kalasipalyam

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) will soon introduce a bus with a passenger capacity of 110, Transport minister R Ashoka said on Thursday. The new bus will be 14.5 mt in length as opposed to the existing city buses which are 12 mt in length. The new bus would hit the road within a month and the idea is to provide more space for passengers, Ashoka said.

By 2015, it expects more than 50 % of sales to come from Asia