Public transport Current Affairs, GK & News
The “Toolkit on Enabling Gender Responsive Urban Mobility and Public Spaces in India” was launched at a session organized by the World Bank and the Chennai Urban Metropolitan Transport Authority. This toolkit has practical tools that can help policymakers and private or community-based organizations ensure safe and inclusive public spaces and public transport for women ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Northeast Indian city, Guwahati has earned the longest river crossing ropeway in India across the Brahmaputra river. The project has been completed with an enormous effort of 11 years. About the ropeway It was installed by Kolkata-based Samir Damodar Ropeways. The 1.8-kilometer long ropeway linked North Guwahati to Guwahati City. The carrying capacity of the ..
Luxembourg in Europe has become the first country to make all forms of public transport free. It is the second smallest country in the European Union. Highlights Around 0.2 million passengers travel to Luxembourg from its neighbouring countries such as Belgium, France and Germany for work. Also, it has the highest car density in European ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), the public transporter of Delhi, has been conferred with the Road Safety Award 2018-19 in the urban category for the lowest rate of accidents. The Director of DTC received the award from the Union Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari. The award was presented during the 3rd Edition of International Conference ..
The Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu recently inaugurated the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project between the twin cities of Karnataka, Hubbali to Dharwad. The project cost of Rs 970 crore is jointly funded by the state and central governments and the World Bank. The BRTS established between the cities on a trial basis already ..
The Egyptian government is planning to completely ban tuk tuks. These are yellow and black, 3 wheeled auto-rikshaws. These are used to ply people especially in Egypt’s informal settlements and slums. These vehicles are viewed as polluting and dangerous. These are to be replaced with minibuses and minivans which are considered to be cleaner alternatives. ..