After the viral video of couple kissing in the Delhi, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) issued an order appealing its commuters to be vigilant about behaving in public. The order mentioned to "refrain from indulging in such obscene activities" and also asked commuters to report such incident with the nearest metro offices. Notably, a couple sitting on the floor were kissing in public, which went viral.
The breakdown of a crane used in metro construction work resulted in traffic snarls and blockades on LBS road in Bhandup, leading to commuters' suffering delays. Many commuters took to Twitter to complain about the mismanagement. Sharing a video of a blockade caused by the crane machine, a Twitter user wrote, " suffering from heavy traffic since 11 am last morning. Please do such major metro works at night."
Navi Mumbai residents can rejoice as water taxi services from Belapur jetty to Gateway of India in South Mumbai will kick start from February 7. The new service will be reducing travel time between Mumbai from Belapur travel in just 60 minutes. The water taxis operating from Navi Mumbai will be operational in a phased manner connecting the city to Mumbai and Jawaharlal Nehru Port trust.
The festive season of Navratri became more exciting for Mumbai local travellers, with fun karaoke and "Bhajan Mandlis" in trains and metros. After Ae Halo (Garba) footage from inside Mumbai's lifeline transport, videos showing passengers having a karaoke night have surfaced on the internet. The viral video is receiving an "aww" response from netizens, who appreciated the fun by people, which would make lengthy rides easy and… read-more
Karnataka's Bengaluru witnessed heavy to very heavy rains, leading to water logged situation in several parts of the city. On September 6, a large area continued to witness issues, with streets waterlogged, houses and vehicles partially inundated. Using boats and tractors to cross the streets submerged in water by office goers and school children is being seen in the area. Furthermore, the municipal officials are working to normalise… read-more
The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) launched the trial run of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro line-3 at Sariput Nagar in Aarey Colony, Maharashtra. On August 30, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis flagged off the trial run at 11:00 am, which came as a relief to commuters in the area. Furthermore, the 33.5 km underground route, will connect south Mumbai with the western suburbs in the State.
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The regional transport office, Vashi is all geared up to crack down on private bus operators for charging extra from commuters during the Ganpati festival. Notably, the transport department will soon release fare charts for different destinations and keep a watch on fare trends, ensuring no private bus operator takes advantage of people, charging extra due to shortage of tickets and availability in buses for Ganpati celebrations travel.
LocalCircles, a community social media platform conducted a survey about people’s travel preferences post Covid-19, during the upcoming festive season. It has been revealed that only 19% of Indians are open to traveling in the period of October-December. The survey was conducted on 25,000 people across 239 districts. Also, those willing to travel in this period would prefer to do the bookings close to the travel dates, the survey found.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times