What do the latest AQI readings say about Chennai air? What do the Corporation’s revised waste management bylaws say? What’s planned for the busy Chennai Central junction? Catch the buzz from your city this week.
Technology adoption is at the heart of success of any smart city, Chennai included. But can physical and digital infrastructure help make a city more liveable? Here’s where citizen engagement plays a key role.
Felix John, an avid cyclist who has pedalled long distances, has been appointed the Bicycle Mayor for Chennai by an Amsterdam- based organisation. In this interview, he talks about his responsibilities and how to give a boost to cycling in the city.
Are you aware that on the afternoon of Nov 7th, the Air Quality Index (AQI) level in Velachery stood at 271, only marginally better than Delhi’s (282) at the same time? Both data from monitors and snapshots from different areas in the city show why we need urgent action on air pollution.
Constructed by Nawab Muhammad Ali Wallajah in 1768, Humayun Mahal is said to be the first construction in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. After years of neglect, this block of the Chepauk Palace is all set to be restored. Here’s more about the ongoing work.
How bad was Diwali pollution this week? Why should interiors of the city like Perambur and Purasawalkam be seriously concerned about climate change? Here’s a round-up of important headlines from the city over the week that passed.
Enhancing the unique experience at this T Nagar hub by reclaiming public space for shoppers and pedestrians — that was the chief aim of the pedestrian plaza project. Take a look at how the project has transformed the ever-popular Pondy Bazaar.
No one says we don’t want trees, but it appears that trees have no friends left among the various civic authorities in Chennai, as they go about brutally hacking, cutting and uprooting carefully nurtured trees.