Bangalore’s plastic crisis, alleviated by plastic roads

Waste plastic can be used as a  binder modifier as it is resistant to distortion and water-induced damage on the roads. Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has to construct  the roads using plastic waste, even the white top cement roads and most of the road contractors are not aware of the technology. Mohammad, road contractor […]

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High fares, higher expenses, highest inconvenience

Auto drivers are concerned that the increased fares will not help them in anyway and they will lose their customers. Auto drivers say that rather than increasing fares, reduction in gas prices would help them better as 30 percent of their daily earnings are spent on fuel. The new rule stated that the basic fare […]

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BMTC Buses: To board or not to board

Riding in public buses in the city still a challenge for many due to high ground clearance and faulty doors. Frequent passengers of the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses are at risk due to rise in passenger fatalities while boarding and alighting. Bus passengers in the city account for around 18 percent of the […]

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