The drop in ridership for MTC buses — the number of rides taken by bus across all trips — over the last two years has been quite drastic. What is pushing commuters away from buses and what can the MTC do about it?
Chennai is expected to grow at 8.1% between now and 2035. Mobility will play a vital role in how the city shapes up and public transit will be central to that. But Chennai Metro needs to do a lot more to rise to the occasion.
Not yet on the voter list? Check here for what may be your last chance, plus several other news from your city over the week gone by — from new initiatives on the Metro to revamp plans for several streets.
It is not just students of government schools, but even private institutions, that can avail passes allowing them to travel free in any state transport corporation bus. Here’s how your school can help get you a free bus pass.
These are among the several ways to reach the city once you’ve arrived at the Chennai airport. But thanks to obscure signage, they may not be easy to locate for the first-time traveller. Here’s a quick guide.
Affidavit filed by official shows that the state transport unit suffered a loss of Rs 2981.57 crores in 2016-17. No wonder MTC workers have been left in the lurch over wage revisions and pension payments.