We are a group of civil society activists and researchers who are concerned about public transportation in Hyderabad. We want a mass rapid transit system that includes the buses, trains (MMTS/Metro), sidewalks and cycle paths. But the proposed elevated metro will not meet these objectives.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Centre denies Metro Rail to Vijayawada
Mr. Sreedharan's name has been used by several govts to forcibly thrust metro projects on cities. Vijayawada and Vizag are the latest victims. One is saved now. The Urban Devt ministry made scathing remarks on the DPRs prepared by him. The Social & Envi. Impact report for Hyderabad prepared by DMRC is third rate. We said it before. Read this item in Metro India. http://metroindia.com/cities/article/26/08/2015/centre-denies-metro-rail-project-in-vijayawada/12761 The following news item is from Deccan Chronicle, 26 August 2015, Vijayawada edition