Public Transport

  • Come up with guidelines to vacate stay on e-rickshaws: Delhi HC August 5, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to vacate its order banning the plying of e-rickshaws in the capital until the government comes up with guidelines to regulate them. A division bench of Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Siddharth Mridul said it "will not allow any illegal acts" and "these vehicles...
  • FTP: Oil minister Moily travels by metro: Should more VIPs use public transport? October 9, 2013

    Delhi Metro has a VIP commuter now as Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has started his drive to save fuel by commuting through metro to work. Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily took the metro to the ministry on Wednesday. He plans to do so every Wednesday and he has also adviced his...
  • Delhi: Metro rated as most the comfortable public transport July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Passengers in a survey have said that the Delhi Metro was the most comfortable mode of commuting in the city. The survey covered more than 85,000 respondents during the 'Customer Satisfaction Week' from July 15 to 21 and again on July 26, at the top 22 Metro stations...
  • CCTV cameras to be installed at bus stands in Haryana May 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Sunday said all bus stands in the state will be fitted with CCTV cameras to prevent any mischief in the premises. " A sum of Rs 4 crore will be spent on the installation of CCTV cameras in all the bus stands to prevent any...
  • Delhi: Pay more to travel as auto, taxi fares hiked by almost 30 pc May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has decided to hike the auto and taxi fares by almost 30 per cent. The auto fare for the first two kilometres has been hiked from Rs 19 to Rs 25. After that, the fare would be Rs 8 per km, up Rs 1.50 from...
  • Mumbai's public transport system in a mess January 24, 2013

    Mumbai: The public transport system in Mumbai is in a complete mess. Local train accidents in Mumbai have increased by 8 per cent in the past one year. Adding to the woes, there has been no addition to the city's fleet of buses in 4 years. Overcrowded trains with people...
  • Bharat Bandh: BJP-ruled states see maximum impact September 20, 2012

    Rail traffic was affected in some states and protestors burned effigies, shouted slogans against the UPA. ...
  • London water bodies easy way to Olympic venues July 24, 2012

    CNN correspondent Jim Boulden tells you how to avoid the Games rush. ...
  • Bharat bandh: Public transport damaged in K'taka May 31, 2012

    Bangalore: The bandh called by NDA and Left parties to protest the steep hike in petrol prices on Thursday disrupted normal life in parts of BJP-ruled Karnataka where bandh supporters set on fire three buses and stoned about a dozen others forcing authorities to withdraw bus services in the city. According...
  • Delhi Blueline buses to be phased out completely October 26, 2010

    The Delhi government took them off roads during the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • Mumbai gets USD 430 mn to improve its train system June 30, 2010

    Washington: The World Bank has approved $ 430 million to finance further improvement of Mumbai's suburban railway system, considered the lifeline of the mega-city with a population of nearly 15 million. The Bank's Board on Tuesday also approved $ 350 million to finance the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project which aims...
  • Mumbai autos, taxis go on strike for fare hike June 22, 2010

    Mumbai: Lakhs of office-goers, students and passengers were put to hardships as a large section of autorickshaws here went on a flash strike demanding fare hike early on Tuesday, officials said. While all autorickshaws stayed off the roads in the entire western suburbs, union office-bearers claimed that the flash strike...
  • Delhi govt clears hike in auto, taxi fares June 21, 2010

    New Delhi: People in the national capital will have to shell out more for auto and taxi fares, with the Delhi government on Monday clearing the proposal in this regard. The revised fares will be announced in a day or two. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit announced the fare hike...
  • CNG costs Rs 5.60 more from midnight in Delhi June 16, 2010

    New Delhi: People in the national capital region will have to shell out more for transport as the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) will go up by Rs.5.60 a kg from midnight Wednesday. CNG will cost Rs.27.50 a kg in Delhi, and Rs.30.60 in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad....
  • CJ fights to get disabled aboard Delhi buses December 3, 2007

    On World Disabed Day, CNN-IBN Citizen Journalist Dinesh Gupta, who is suffering from cerebral palsy, highlights one of the many problems the disabled have to face each day like travelling by public transport in the Capital. Here's a report. ...
  • Public transport causing backaches November 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Over half the population in New Delhi and in Mumbai suffers from backache, caused mainly by the poor public transport system, says a new study. Carried out by Health India, a New Delhi-based non-profit group, the study found that over 40 per cent of people in New Delhi and...