Taxi union stir for gas price rollback

The Mumbai Taximen's Union says it will stage a protest outside the office of Mahanagar Gas Ltd (MGL) in BKC on Monday to demand a rollback in the price of compressed natural gas (CNG).

Hospital protest brings Metro work to a halt in Ghatkopar

There seem to be endless hurdles for Mumbai's first metro rail. The Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar route, slated to be commissioned by November 2012, has one more problem to deal with. The Metro's construction work has come to a halt near Sarvoday Hospital in Ghatkopar as members of Sarvoday Trust have refused to allow temporary demolition of the hospital's compound wall for the construction.

Mumbai Metro has ‘plan’ for evacuation

Mumbai Metro officials said on Monday that they have drawn up a comprehensive plan to evacuate commuters from trains, stations and midway in case of an emergency.

Costly housing, transport halt Navi Mumbai's growth

Navi Mumbai is not beaming in its 40th year. Lack of affordable housing, poor transport, growing slum population and encroachment, pollution, and slow infrastructure development are hampering its prospects. Lack of efficient, dependable and speedy public transport linking Mumbai and other cities could be a major impediment in the development of Navi Mumbai.

Matunga school installs cams in buses to keep track of perverts

Two MBA post-grads come up with technology that allows parents, teachers to receive live video footage of what's going on aboard vehicles; GPS devices will keep close tabs on children's movements.

Navi Mumbai airport project gains pace

The much-awaited international airport project in Navi Mumbai gained momentum as most of the disgruntled villagers have fallen in line, literally.

American minister hails Roads and Transport Authority projects in sorting congestion, upgrading mass transport...

His Excellency Michael Camuñez, Assistant US Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance commended the projects delivered by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and their contribution to easing the congestion and developing modern mass transit systems spanning Dubai Metro, public buses, and marine transit modes in addition to an extensive network of roads and bridges capable of satisfying the needs of the Emirate in future.

Connecting Tawang At 10,000 Feet, Indian Railways Aims To Scale New Heights

The Ministry of Railways is planning an ambitious project to connect some of the most remote corners of India's Northeast to the rest of...

Mumbai’s R 2,700 cr monorail project route irks commuters

The ambitious projects of the Metro and Monorail, were undertaken by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority(MMRDA) to solve the Mumbai commuter’s woes. The routes selected by the planning authority seem to have irked the commuters as they feel that the routes pass unfrequented areas. According to the MMRDA, Phase I of the Rs 2,700 crore Jacob Circle-Wadala-Chembur(JWC) Monorail is between Wadala-Chembur, while Phase II is between Jacob Circle-Wadala.

Delhi Metro: Mandi House-Central Secretariat link brings south closer to east, west

For Bhavna Sharma, a 30-year-old travel executive who lives in Vaishali and works at south Delhi’s Nehru Place, travelling the long way to work and back was a daily struggle. Things, however, were different on Thursday.

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