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.

Chinese women told to shun miniskirts, hot pants

The Chinese police and public transport authorities have published a guideline to prevent the sexual harassment of passengers on buses and subways.

Myth busted! You do not catch flu if you use public transport

Doctors suggest that, in spite of popular belief, people who use public transport are no more likely to catch flu than those who drive or cycle.

Asian boy racially abused by woman in Sydney bus

In another incident of a racist bus rant, a young school-going boy of Asian descent was targeted by a reportedly drunk 50-year-old woman on a Sydney bus.

JKSRTC employees go on strike, public transport services hit

Services of the Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) were badly hit on Wednesday as the employees went on a strike demanding immediate implementation of the 6th Pay Commission scales.

Tom Hanks takes public transport to work on Broadway

Actor Tom Hanks recently took a ride in the New York city subway to get to work and he says travelling by public transport is less disrupting.

Public transport hit in Delhi due to nationwide strike

Commuters in Delhi on Wednesday faced hardships as a section of auto-rickshaws and taxis remained off the road.

Common fare card for all forms of public transport

Travel on Delhi Metro and its feeder buses just got more easier with the launch of common mobility card `More Delhi`.

TN orders 3,000 buses to replace old ones

In a bid to upgrade the state`s bus
fleet, Tamil Nadu government
on Wednesday, ordered buying of 3,000 new buses to replace the old
ones.

B`lore: Full-scale public transport planner soon

A full-scale public transport
trip planner is being prepared for Bangalore city keeping in
mind different requirements of the commuters.

Cluster bus service to roll out in Delhi on May 4

The much awaited and ambitious
cluster bus service, to be run by corporate entities and
modeled on the public transport system of Paris, will be
launched in the city Wednesday with an initial fleet of 231
swanky low-floor buses.

Meet the new face of Delhi`s public transport

The capital`s state-run bus service has recruited nearly 150 women.