KSRTC e-buses travel can reach Madikeri in one charge

KSRTC is going to launch new intercity e-buses between Bangalore and six districts New intercity electric buses (e-buses) by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) can travel 250 to 270 Kilometers(km) after being charged once. From December, people can use e-buses to commute between Bengaluru and six districts in Karnataka. The distance between Bangalore […]

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Toll booth workers fear GPS toll collection

Union Minister said that a GPS-based toll system will be implemented in six months. Toll booth workers fear losing their jobs when the new Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled toll system replaces all physical toll booths in the country. Sharath, who has been working as a supervisor for 12 years at the NICE Road toll plaza […]

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More goods vehicles carrying passengers

Cases of excess passengers in goods vehicles have doubled this year, and police fined the passengers Rs. 200. Bengaluru traffic police data shows that cases of carrying excess passengers in goods vehicleshave increased. In 2021, 20,794 cases were booked but in 2022, till October 49,834 cases have been booked. Chandan KB, a quality engineer at […]

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EV charging stations on highways soon

The rollout of 140 stations will be delayed by two months which were supposed to be installed by January. BESCOM (Bangalore Electricity Supply company Limited is planning to set up Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations at toll plazas from Bangalore to Belgaum in the coming year. BESCOM is already in talks with the National Highway […]

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White-topping on road leaves people confused

BBMP says the work will be done soon and was only delayed due to rain. White topping work on Old Madras road (OMR) has confused and inconvenienced commuters. Akshat (name changed), a chartered accountant who usually travels by this road said, “The entire stretch is blocked, it is a critical road and the only connecting […]

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Pole restricts movement of school buses in Panathur- Varthur Road

Recently the traffic police reduced the height of a pole on the Panathur-Varthur road by two meters, now restricting the movement of school buses in the area The reduction of the height of the bracket pole by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) traffic police to stop the movement of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) has also […]

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People want to drive through BU

Bangalore University says implementing long-term measures to divert traffic is ‘not an easy task.’ However, regular drivers resist a ban on traffic through the university. As Bangalore University (BU) students demand a vehicular ban, commuters using university roads feel the detour would cost them more fuel and time. The University roads are used by about […]

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Mysore – Chennai Vande Bharat Express; Not preferred by travellers

Repeated accidents of the Vande Bharat Express, creates fear among travellers of the Mysore – Chennai route that is to be launched on November 11. Regular travellers from Bengaluru to Chennai find the new Mysore- Chennai Vande Bharat Express unnecessary and fear travelling in it. Officials have also been kept in the dark regarding ticket […]

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Toilets in express trains keep passengers away

Passengers avoid using clogged and unclean toilets in express trains as much as possible. People travelling in express trains prefer not to use unhygienic toilets unless necessary. Ujwala Mahesh Ghorpade, a passenger who de-boarded Mysuru Express at Krantivira Sangolli Rayana (KSR) Railway Station said, “I have tried not to use the toilet as much as […]

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Commuters prefer roads over Metro’s paid parking

Jayanagar police has registered over 140 illegal parking cases outside Metro stations in September. Most Metro stations have a pay-and-park system available, but daily Metro commuters park their vehicles on roads beside the Metro stations, creating congestion and blocking localities. This includes stations like Jayanagar, Rashtreeya Vidyalaya, Deepanjali Nagar, and more. “I did not know […]

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