05 Jun 2019
India's pothole problem could soon be solved, thanks to IIM-B
Almost as long as India has had pucca roads, we have dealt with the pothole problem and the package deal it comes with- road accidents, water-logging, traffic jams, etc.
08 Jan 2019
AAI to soon use plastic waste to lay roads
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to use plastic waste to lay or repair roads on the city-side of airports, and the plan is expected to be put in motion soon.
19 Dec 2018
Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides
The Madras High Court today restrained political parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides across Tamil Nadu till further orders.
19 Sep 2018
6km Noida road stretch to be "dust-free" by September-end
In a bid to tackle dust pollution from realty projects, Noida Authority's horticulture department has started a project to turn the 6-km main road of sectors 74, 75, 76, and 77 into a "dust-free" road by September-end.
01 Aug 2018
Near-fatal accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway after road caves in
Four people narrowly escaped death as their car fell into a 20-feet deep ditch along the Agra Lucknow Expressway this morning.
15 Jul 2018
Gurugram roads collapse after just 21mm of rain
Despite assurances by Gurugram authorities of being monsoon-ready, all it took was 21mm of rainfall to prove it wrong.
15 Jul 2018
Potholes killed 10 people daily in 2017. Terrorism killed 2
Judging by fresh data released by the states, Indians should fear potholes more than they do terrorists.
11 Jun 2018
In one year, Delhi lost 1,584 people in 6,673 road-accidents
A whopping 1,584 people were killed in 6,673 road accidents in Delhi in 2017, with Mukundpur Chowk in North West Jahangirpuri topping the list, said Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot.
04 Jun 2018
Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs
This monsoon doesn't bode well for Mumbai. On one hand, experts have predicted that it will hit three days early, but BMC is yet to finish repairs on 30% of roads.
10 May 2018
SC wants Eastern-Expressway opened by May, but is it ready?
The SC has lashed out at the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for delay in inaugurating the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, a prime goal of which is to decongest traffic in the capital.
04 May 2018
Monsoon-preps: BMC's 'superior' pothole-filling mix to be ready by mid-June
Mumbai's monsoon has become synonymous with its infamous potholes.
03 May 2018
Anti-encroachment drive: Six 'heavily encroached' South Delhi roads under radar
The Supreme Court-created STF will focus on six 'heavily encroached' roads in South Delhi for the next seven days during its anti-encroachment drive.
26 Apr 2018
Congestion costing India a whopping Rs. 1.44L crore a year
Four metros of India-Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru-are 149% more congested than other comparable cities in Asia, whereby commuters take 1.5-times longer to reach a certain destination during peak hours.
07 Apr 2018
Delhi to Mumbai by road in 12 hours? Oh yes!
The 1,400km stretch between Delhi and Mumbai, which takes 20 hours by road, can now be covered in 12 hours, less than the 16 hours taken by Rajdhani to cover the two pivotal cities.
03 Apr 2018
Delhi: 3-years up, only 36% done on parallel RTR flyover
The snail's pace at which the construction of the flyover parallel to the existing Rao Tula Ram/RTR flyover in Munirka is moving has become a major headache for authorities.
26 Mar 2018
Mumbai Police teaches road safety with cute puppy in seatbelt
Three elements - seatbelt, dog and man - stitched into one sentence, and Mumbai Police put out yet another intelligent tweet promoting safety while driving.
16 Mar 2018
Mumbai: Use 'push-buttons,' stop traffic at junctions for easy crossing
To ease crossing of busy roads and junctions for pedestrians, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has installed 'push buttons' at major traffic junctions on Wednesday.
09 Mar 2018
Solar Summit, Odisha Parba to choke Delhi roads this weekend
As dignitaries arrive in Delhi for the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (March 11), residents should expect heavy traffic congestion starting today till March 12.
02 Mar 2018
Bengaluru: 400 Wi-Fi spots, a Mayor's bungalow - BBMP budget
It can be easily said that the recent Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike budget is not for citizens, but for the netas.
08 Feb 2018
Delhi biker's throat slit by police barricade wire
In a freak accident, a 21-year-old biker was killed in Delhi after an iron wire used to tie two police barricades allegedly slit his throat.
23 Jan 2018
Long jams in Delhi as traffic restrictions implemented for R-Day
As traffic restrictions ahead of Republic Day were enforced in Delhi, jams erupted at various places.
15 Jan 2018
Lajpat Nagar flyover opens after first phase of repair completes
Almost a fortnight after the Lajpat Nagar flyover was closed due to repair work of a massive gap that appeared on the stretch, the flyover was re-opened for commuters on Monday by the Public Works Department (PWD).
03 Jan 2018
Fog disrupts flight, train and road traffic in Delhi
Fog in Delhi has disrupted flight operations severely since the last three days. Yesterday, nine flights were cancelled and over 150 affected.
28 Dec 2017
Maharashtra to use recycled-plastic for constructing roads
Maharashtra Government, after proposing plastic ban, is looking to create tie-ups between waste-to-energy units and municipal bodies, cement plants, and industries for disposing of plastic waste.
17 Nov 2017
Mumbai Trans Harbour Link: The world's second longest sea link
Work on India's longest sea link, the world's second longest, is finally set to start in January next year.
16 Nov 2017
Bengaluru fourth deadliest city for motorists
This year, approximately 500 individuals have died so far navigating Bangalore's streets, making it the nation's fourth-deadliest city for motorists.
08 Nov 2017
Massive car pile-up on Yamuna Expressway, at least one dead
Dense smog led to a 24-car pile-up on the Agra-Noida Yamuna Expressway, killing one and injuring at least six.
29 Oct 2017
Come 2019, cars must have airbags, parking & speed-alert sensors
From 2019 onwards, all cars will have features like "airbags, seat-belt reminders, alert systems for speed beyond 80 kph, reverse parking sensors and manual override over the central locking system for emergencies".
24 Oct 2017
Arun Jaitley talks GST, Bharatmala, affordable housing and more
At a press conference, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reiterated the government's commitment to infrastructure development, affordable housing, a strong banking sector and more.
24 Oct 2017
Cabinet approves major highway redevelopment project worth Rs. 7L crore
The Cabinet has approved the biggest highway redevelopment plan yet: it has sanctioned Rs. 6.9L crore to expand 83,000km of roads by 2022.
24 Oct 2017
Singapore cuts down on private vehicles even further
From February'18, Singapore will cap the number of vehicles on its roads. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has attributed the decision to scarcity of land and public transport upgrades.
20 Oct 2017
Mumbai: MSRDC receives 33 bids for Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway
Seeking security clearance of the companies that bid for the construction of the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) submitted a list of 33 bidders to the Union Home Ministry.
14 Oct 2017
Mumbai: Work finally starts on Rs. 3,800cr Goregaon-Mulund Link Road
Mumbaikars have at least some development to look forward to: the BMC has finally started work on the 14-km Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR), which was first recommended as far back as 1963.
03 Sep 2017
Maharashtra: Government links contractors' toll exemption compensation to road quality
Maharashtra's government has decided to pay toll-exemption compensation to contractors based on the quality of roads.
21 Aug 2017
27 out of 73 "strategic" China border roads are incomplete
In a grim reality check for India, only 27 out of 73 "strategic" roads meant to be constructed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China have been completed.
04 Aug 2017
Trial run complete, Bengaluru roads to have smart parking
With the intent of regularizing parking, BBMP will soon launch automated parking facility on central business district after its trial run was successfully completed.
03 Aug 2017
Know, how bad roads, traffic is eating into your expenses
Can you believe you spend at least one-and-a-half times more fuel per kilometer while you're traveling in and around Delhi?
30 Jul 2017
Mumbai: Thane residents can file pothole complaints using app
Thane Municipal Corporation will formally restart pothole application, Star Grade, next week enabling residents to file complaints related to potholes online.
05 Jul 2017
L-G gives green signal for North-South road to Delhi airport
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal gave a thumbs up to the Delhi government's proposal for connecting the north-south road from Wazirabad to the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
19 Jun 2017
Speed-breakers killed nine people daily in India in 2014-15
Data from the road transport ministry has revealed that speed-breakers are a leading cause of deaths in India. At least nine people die in about 30 accidents daily caused by the 'safeguards' of the road.