If you are a regular commuter around Chennai central station, the reason for the constant traffic chaos you find yourself in could be the closure of the Elephant Gate bridge. Read the Tamil translation of our article on the procedural delays that are aggravating the problem.
The location of Chennai Central Railway station and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital makes it critical to ensure free flow of traffic in this part of Poonamallee High Road. Yet things only seem to be getting worse by the day. What could be the way out?
The central region of the Greater Chennai Corporation is diverse, with underdeveloped Ayanavaram as well as ‘smart’ T Nagar. We spoke to the Regional Deputy Commissioner here to understand the primary issues in the region and how the civic authorities are addressing these.
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.
How much do you have to pay for the maximum distance travelled by Metro? What are the penalties for plastic ban violations? How is Chennai planning to save Olive Ridley turtles? Catch this and more on the weekly news buzz here.
Infrastructure deficiencies, regular delays in service and persistent negligence plague the Chennai suburban railways, so critical to mobility for the masses. With six deaths in two days, will the authorities wake up?