Wall Tax Road. Poonamallee Road. Anna Salai. Built to make it easier for the walking population to cross major thoroughfares, the subways at these locations are either in sorry condition or closed for months due to construction.
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.
Chennai Airport’s GM Finance C V Deepak explains the complexities involved in running an airport, but is confident that with the new terminals being built, the airport will be able to keep pace with growth in passenger traffic.
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 T Nagar Pedestrian Plaza is one of the flagship projects that have been launched under the smart city banner in Chennai. Raj Cherubal, CEO of Chennai Smart City Limited, speaks of the work that went into creating the plaza and the challenges faced in the process.
Road works and flyover projects in limbo for various reasons over the last 5 years has made traffic worse and commute times longer in the city. A quick stocktake of the most prominent unfinished projects and where they stand today
RTI responses point to rampant, unregulated commercialisation on GST Road. What is often missed is the link between such commercial construction and the growing, chaotic traffic on this important national highway.
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.
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.