Infrequent Metro Feeder Buses Break the Last-mile Connectivity

Regular work commuters worry about timely metro feeder buses for their office trips while others are unaware of the service. Narayan Rao gets off at the Rajarajeshwari Nagar metro station every day. His office is approximately three kms away from the station. A working professional at an insurance company, he runs down the stairs, books […]

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Building parking spaces in metro stations a challenge, says BMRCL

Bengaluru: Parking spaces at metro stations can only be built if separate land is allotted, say Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) officials. The main challenge while planning is that the land cost is high and it is not possible to take the land which has already been given to the metro stations, said Gubbi […]

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All Saints’ Church says no to land acquisition

The secretary reminded that the church has already given 3681 square meter of land two years ago, which is not being talked about. All Saints’ Church administration is protesting the land acquisition by Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) for the construction of station entrance box. On Sunday, around hundred people gathered in the church […]

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BMRCL’s extra saplings lack extra benefit

BMRCL celebrates plantation of extra saplings in compensation to trees cut for metro construction but environmentalists argue their effective contribution to the environment. Compensatory saplings planted for trees cut during metro construction cannot benefit the environment like the old trees did, say environment experts. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) said that they have planted […]

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Frequent power outages impacts WFH

Power cuts in Bengaluru are impacting people who work from home(WFH) as unplanned outages have become more frequent. Many people in Bengaluru are affected by frequent power outages as they slow down their daily activities. The planned outages data from Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) shows that the power cuts are happening mostly due […]

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Differently-Abled Can’t Access Metro Washrooms

Washrooms for the differently-abled people at various metro stations remain inaccessible as most of them are locked or are unhygienic. Bangalore: Washrooms for the differently-abled people at Rajajinagarmetro station and many other stations remain locked. The washrooms are either not maintained properly or lack the basic infrastructure. This makes it difficult for differently-abled people to […]

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BMRCL ignores social media, commuters suffer

BMRCL’s failure to communicate effectively causes inconvenience to passengers. Bengaluru: The man in the blue and white checkered shirt slumped on to the seat he finally got and dropped off to sleep, comfortable in the knowledge that his destination was seven stations away. He was in for a rude shock. Just minutes later, he was […]

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