Posts Tagged ‘Traffic congestion’
In June 2012, Bangalore “with a two-wheeler population of 28.8 lakh, saw 10.35 lakh riders being slapped with fines till June-end. Drivers of light motor vehicles, including cars and autorickshaws, are second only to two-wheeler riders. Nearly 7.75 lakh of them had violated one rule or the other.”
Well Bangalore now along with IT has become Chaotic Traffic Symbol of India.
The city was not meant to handle heavy vehicular traffic.
In addition mismanagement adds to the confusion.
Normally it is the policemen who create Traffic jams.
If you want to verify this, next tome to find a Traffic Jam, you shall find a Policemen in the middle.
The moment he disappears traffic flows instinctively.
You may also notice the side lanes near an elevated over pass are with pot holes.
New subways are always flooded with sewage water.
And where else can you see the Signal counter showing 220 seconds!
You need not go into a Shop for purchase.
A look at Malleswaram will tell you how!
Grin and Bear it.
M.G.Road is not to be left behind.
- Protest by auto drivers throws traffic out of gear (thehindu.com)
This is the easiest ,economical and non polluting system,not to speak of easing traffic congestion.
In the Chinese city of Hangzhoul Bike sharing system is a massive hit. In the city of nearly 7 million, the bike-share system — started in 2008 — has more than 50,000 bikes. Here’s more on this world-class bike-sharing system from Streetfilms:
Hangzhou’s 2,050 bike-share stations are spaced less than a thousand feet from each other in the city center, and on an average day riders make 240,000 trips using the system. Its popularity and success have set a new standard for bike-sharing in Asia. And the city is far from finished. The Hangzhou Bicycle Company plans to expand the bike-share system to 175,000 bikes by 2020!.