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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Illegally parked scooters, potential death threat

The Motor Vehicles Act specifies the fine for illegal parking, but there are no proper laws which define the requirements of a parking area. Yashasvini Razdan Two-wheelers parked right under a high voltage transformer on Main Guard Cross Road in a no-parking zone in Shivajinagar creates a potential threat of an accident due to the […]

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Illegal parking near metro stations blocking up the localities

BMRCL asks Traffic Department to look into it By Arghyadeep Dutta Citizens are complaining about the illegal parking of vehicles in the localities. They complain that it is causing congestion and blocking space in front of the house. Among 40 metro stations in Bengaluru, 18 of them have a paid-parking space. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation […]

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Heavy trucks ply on city streets

Despite the 2015 ‘no-lorry’ rule, Chickpet and Sultanpet still experience heavy traffic congestion. By Sanchari Ghatak Jalam Singh, a wedding card merchant, has to witness tremendous traffic congestion every day due to trucks and lorries being parked arbitrarily in front of his shop.“Traffic congestion due to huge lorries and trucks being parked in front of […]

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