Ever been on the Metro in the wee hours of the morning or late in the evening? With missing security checks at the entrance and hardly any personnel in view, it becomes clear that the Chennai Metro needs to step up arrangements on the security front.
The water train from Jolarpettai has brought hope to water-starved Chennai. How much water will it bring? From where? How much money will this entire exercise involve? And will water transported in wagons be safe for consumption? Here’s all you wanted to know about this train.
Do you want greater participation in civic issues and creation of common resources? Would you like greater accountability for the spending of tax-payer money by the local government? A petition that demands greater say for citizens aims to push for these rights in urban local governance!
Combining pointers from the Indian Road Congress (IRC) and various pedestrian-friendly footpaths across the globe, ITDP has put together a guide that elaborates on the best practices for laying them. But will Chennai ever get to adopting these?
Internet cable laying, pipe repairs and other utility works — there seems to be no end to the reasons for digging up roads in Chennai. What can you do if you find your road dug up and relaid improperly?