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Access to Public Transport Seen as Critical for Pune Development Success

Matt Ball on August 13, 2013 - in Planning, Transportation

For most Puneites, traffic and transport pose the worst kind of problems. The clamour for a metro and a more effective Bus Rapid Transit System is growing, but urban planners and experts have warned that investments in both modes would be wasted if access to these public transport systems is not designed well in the Development Plan (DP) for the old city.

A hearing of suggestions and objections to the DP will be held soon and after the state’s approval, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will be authorized to implement it. The plan has been drafted considering the overall industrialization and urbanization in the city that has resulted in higher population growth. The plan and its provisions revolve around the city’s growth and expansion of its limits.

Read more via The Times of India

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