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Thrust on integrating various transport modes


BENGALURU: In the wake of growing visitors congestion and poor coordination among various transport modes, leader minister HD Kumaraswamy has introduced a complete mobility scheme for Bengaluru.


Kumaraswamy said Rs 50 crore has been allotted for implementation of a complete mobility scheme within the city. “The vital facet of the mobility scheme is to cut back movement of personal cars through targeting public transport. The aim is to facilitate movement for short distances thru walking and cycling,” he said on Friday.

“A grant can be provided to the BMTC within the subsequent 12 months to increase the number of buses. Footpaths coming inside of 50km radius of the city can be evolved at a value of Rs 50 crore,” he said.

A feasibility study can be initiated for multi modal transport hubs at Hebbal, Byappannahalli, Ok R Puram, Kadugodi, Challaghatta and Peenya. It also seeks to reinforce seamless inter-modal integration for Bengaluru Metro, Rail and Bus terminuses positioned at Yeshwanthpur, Banashankari, Vijayanagar and Peenya.

He has also introduced a much-delayed not unusual mobility card for each Metro and BMTC, charging amenities for e-vehicles at 10 metro stations, small buses from BMTC in 10 stations for last mile connectivity, construction of a much-delayed pedestrian flyover connecting Yeshwantpur and Metro and Railway Stations.

The price range has also introduced BMRCL’s plan to increase East-West line beyond Kengeri till Challaghatta and likewise the development of an additional station there. This is anticipated to help passengers coming to the city from the newly constructed Kempegowda Layout and within sight towns like Bidadi and Ramanagara, which can be JD (S) strongholds.

Further, he stated the much-delayed Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) - Bengaluru Rail Infrastructure Development Entity (B-RIDE) – can be formed for the Rs 23,093 crore suburban rail venture. The price range also said thje Metro line from Central Silk Board junction to the Outer Ring Road-Airport via Ok R Puram via Hebbal can be built at a value of Rs.16,579 crore.

DRIVER FRIENDLY BUDGET

The price range also seeks to pamper the auto and taxi drivers community. The drivers, who're historically the vote-bank of JD(S), had earlier submitted a list of calls for to him before the price range. The CM introduced a housing scheme on rental basis, staff insurance scheme and subsidy to convert petrol vehicles to electric vehicles. For most of these schemes, Rs 30 crore has been allotted within the 2019-20. A Drivers Day can be noticed through the government to recognize just right drivers. A reward of Rs 25,000 each can be given to 10 drivers in each district for honest and accident loose using. The budge also proposed to put into effect ‘Saarathiya Sooru’ scheme to offer housing on a rental basis in Bengaluru for auto drivers and taxi drivers at a value of Rs 50 crore.

OTHER PROPOSALS

Feasibility study on Metro connectivity in Mysuru, Mangaluru and Hubballi-Dharwad

Rail based multi-modal transport gadget from Vasanthnarasapura in Tumakuru to Ramanagara and Bengaluru on a devoted rail track to reinforce connectivity for Tumakuru Industrial Park.

Operationalisation of Bidar airport. Rs 32 crore grant for construction of latest terminal development in 2019-20.

Operationalisation of the Kalaburagi Airport. Development of Chikkamagalur and Shivamogga airstrips below PPP model

Rs 5 crore to release six double decker open buses from KSTDC in line with London Big Bus for sightseeing of worldwide famous vacationer puts in Mysuru.


To induct three,544 buses and likewise to construct 44 bus stands within the 12 months 2019-20.


To determine kid care rooms for the nourishment of kids at all district and major taluk bus stands.


Parking rules and implementation programme can be ready in Tier-2 cities.




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