Delhi government scraps BRT corridor system in South Delhi

Bowing to public pressure, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday decided to scrap the controversial Bus Rapid Transit corridor in South Delhi built by the previous Sheila Dikshit dispensation for around Rs 150 crore to encourage public transport.

Delhi Govt decides to scrap BRT corridor system in South Delhi
Delhi Govt decides to scrap BRT corridor system in South Delhi

Bowing to public pressure, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday decided to scrap the controversial Bus Rapid Transit corridor in South Delhi built by the previous Sheila Dikshit dispensation for around Rs 150 crore to encourage public transport.

AAP govt to deploy marshals in city buses to make travel for women safer

  In order to ensure security of women in public transport, the Delhi Government has decided to deploy 2,500 marshals in buses plying in the city.

Cycle to office to shed some extra flab

Taking a Metro train or cycling to office will help you shed more weight in couple of years than driving, a study has found.

Moga molestation case: Badal forms panel for women safety in public transport

The Punjab government on Monday constituted a five-member panel to suggest steps to ensure safety of women passengers in the view of Moga molestation case that embarrassed it and put spotlight on women's safety in public transport.

Auto and taxi unions in Delhi to go on strike Thursday

 Public transport services are likely to be hit in the city on Thursday due to a strike called by transporters, in protest against the Centre's new bill on road safety and transport.

China to intensify terror fight

China Monday announced new measures to intensify the fight against terror including enhanced video security monitoring in public transport and beefing up its counter terrorism operations against militants in the restive Muslim-majority Xinjiang province.

Paris reins in car use to fight pollution

 Paris began to restrict car use on Monday as a measure to fight surging air pollution, with police checking car plate numbers on the streets.

First poo-powered bus hits the roads in UK
First poo-powered bus hits the roads in UK

 The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste has gone into service between Bristol and Bath.

Special: How safe is public transport for women in Delhi?

Zee Media conducts a reality check of women's safety in the national capital New Delhi while travelling in public transport especially at night.

Palestinians banned from using public transport in West Bank

 Israel has prohibited Palestinian workers from using Israeli public bus lines in the West Bank, a media report said Sunday.

Walking or cycling to work improves wellbeing: Study

Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving, according to a new UK study.

Govt to create fund to promote public transport

Delhi government has decided to establish an urban transport fund to promote public transport and its use in a bid to tackle the rising pollution levels in the national capital.

Kolkata transport workers to hold rally today

A section of transport workers will on Wednesday take out a huge rally to protest against what they call "anarchy" in public transport services and police atrocities on taxi drivers.

There can`t be pre-censorship of public advertisements: Delhi HC

The Delhi HC said "there can`t be any pre-censorship" of public advertisements and sought the city government`s response on whether the term "political" can be removed from its guidelines for displaying ads on public vehicles.

When Russell Brand skipped train fare

Comedian Russell Brand has said that he had once avoided paying for public transport.

Centre okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles

The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and GPS devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India.

Science city, habitat centre planned in Hyderabad

A science city, a habitat centre, an eco park and an education hub are among some key projects planned for Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority.

Women safety: Road Ministry mulls CCTVs, GPS in public transport

Closed-circuit televisions in buses and GPS facility in autos have been proposed by the Road Ministry to provide women a safer mode of public transport.

Brazil to earmark USD 25 bn for public transport

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has proposed to earmark USD 25 billion for public transport following days of mass nationwide street protests, in a bid to seize the political initiative.