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Mumbai's traffic flow worst in world, Delhi at fourth spot: Report

"Mumbai takes the top spot this year with drivers in the Indian city expecting to spend an average of 65 per cent extra travel time stuck in traffic. Next in the global rankings are Bogota (63 per cent), Lima (58 per cent), New Delhi (58 per cent) and Moscow (56 per cent), making up the top five most congested cities in the world," the report said.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

Parking space for over 1,300 cars by year-end in Noida

The multi-storey parking lots, costing Rs 141.23 crore, will come up in Sector 1, 2 and 3, which are grappling with traffic congestion due to roadside parking of vehicles

May 17, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Heavy rains lead to waterlogging, traffic congestion in Delhi

Heavy rains wreaked havoc in the city as commuters faced harrowing time navigating through waterlogged roads and faced traffic congestion.

Jul 13, 2018, 22:54 PM IST

New Noida parking policy eyes congestion free roads, strict compliance

With a view to minimising the traffic congestion in Noida, the authority on Friday said that fresh agencies will be hired to control operations at 95 parking lots earmarked on different roads across the 43 sectors.

Nov 04, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

77 congested corridors in Delhi identified for immediate action

As many as 77 corridors in Delhi have been identified as facing severe traffic congestion, with Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday ordering action to improve traffic flow on four to five such corridors on a pilot basis.

Mar 29, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

Six-member panel to study congestion during odd-even scheme

The decision was taken at a review meeting on traffic situation chaired by the transport department today.

Apr 23, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Car-free Gurgaon: NGT questions Haryana govt's initiative

A day after Gurgaon observed a 'car-free day' to free the roads from traffic congestion, the National Green Tribunal today asked Haryana government to inform it about its actual impact on the pollution level in the city.

Sep 23, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

DNA: Gurgaon observes 'car-free' day to encourage use of public transport

Gurgaon observed 'car-free day' on Tuesday to free the roads from traffic congestion and encourage people to use public modes of transportation.

Sep 22, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Nitish Kumar opens Bihar's longest flyover

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday inaugurated the longest four-lane flyover of Bihar here, saying it will provide people much needed relief from traffic congestion.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Beijing launches app to reduce traffic congestion

From August, Chinese capital Beijing will promote a cellphone app that is likely to help address minor accidents and consequently reduce the city's notorious traffic congestion.

Jul 19, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Ghaziabad police to launch 'Rules on the road' today

The Ghaziabad police will on Wednesday launch 'Rules on the Roads' -- a month-long awareness drive to create awareness among the people and streamline the unruly movement of traffic in the district.

Jul 08, 2015, 05:41 AM IST

Israel to introduce levitating `sky trains` to ease traffic congestion, protect environment

Israel`s Tel Aviv city is set to welcome levitating `sky trains` to tackle the problem of heavy traffic and environmental pollution.

Aug 02, 2013, 15:05 PM IST

Soon, `talking` cars to ease traffic congestion

Imagine a future where vehicles can `talk` in real time!

Jul 17, 2013, 20:10 PM IST

Washington has worst traffic congestion in US

Washington is known as the city of political gridlock, but it is also the city with the worst traffic gridlock in the US, according to a new report.

Feb 06, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

Beijing to open more subway lines to ease traffic

The Chinese capital is all set to put four subway lines into operation tomorrow as part of the city`s efforts to expand rail transit to ease congestion on the roads.

Dec 29, 2012, 18:33 PM IST

Govt starts work on 14 new BRT corridors

Notwithstanding opposition to the existing bus rapid transport stretch, Delhi government decided to start ground work on construction of 14 new BRT corridors.

Oct 16, 2012, 21:10 PM IST

Soon, cars that can "talk" to each other!

In a first-of-its-kind effort, a USD 25 million Wi-Fi-like technology that will allow vehicles to "talk" to each other to help reduce crashes and improve traffic congestion, has been launched in the US.

Aug 22, 2012, 15:21 PM IST

Organised public transport a must: AP speaker

A safe and organised public transport system would help in tackling the problem of traffic congestion, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar said here on Saturday.

Jul 28, 2012, 18:13 PM IST

`J&K roads fails to match increase in vehicles`

The state government has taken short and long term measures by including installation of delineators, traffic cones and road dividers.

Sep 07, 2011, 16:42 PM IST

Volunteers to aid cops to ease traffic congestion

Concerned over the increasing
traffic congestion in Shillong, Meghalaya government today
decided to augment the requirement of traffic police by
recruiting volunteers to aid them.

Dec 28, 2009, 17:29 PM IST