Traffic clogged at Hebbal junction

The work on the expansion of the Hebbal flyover to make it three lanes has stopped. Passengers are complaining of heavy traffic congestion. If you are thinking of driving through the Hebbal junction think again. You could reach your destination by foot by the time you drive across the junction. The junction remains a bottleneck […]

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Fare not fair

Pre-paid counters fail; travellers pay more for app-based services. Bangalore residents complain that prepaid auto rickshaw counters at some metro stations and the Cantonment Railway Station are understaffed and do not work throughout the day, requiring them to hire costly post paid app-based auto services. Alisha, a college student said that metro stations like MG […]

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Fewer BMTC buses on city roads

Commuters complain that the inconsistent service has forced them to rely on private buses or use their personal vehicles.   Of the total 6,381 buses under the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), 796 buses are not working due to maintenance issue and shortage of drivers. The last recruitment drive was five years ago and the […]

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BMTC buses: All not on board

Most Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses remain inaccessible to the disabled and elderly due to their high ground clearance and overcrowding. Although the BMTC has introduced low-floor, ramp-accessible buses meant for the disabled and elderly friendly, most buses have footboards that are too high off the ground, making boarding them difficult for the differently- […]

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