More options emerge for the Line 3 metro car shed

December 13, 2014

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In continuation of finding means to mitigate the effects or shift the Line 3 Metro car shed being planned in Aarey Milk Colony some of us in Save Aarey and senior members of BJP had a good meeting at MMRDA on 9th December with the officials in-charge of the Metro project. Besides the usual discussion […]

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Equal Budgets for Equal Streets

December 13, 2014

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[This is the original submission for an article which appeared in a much edited format in TOI as hereĀ  and there is more if this interests you in response to my FB post] How can we have equal streets unless there is an equal provision in our municipal and MMRDA budgets towards equal streets? This […]

Posted in: Mumbai planning, Urban

Essential information on the Save Aarey campaign

December 6, 2014

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Just dumping stuff here till a website is in place. Too busy to structure this but not very difficult. As much of the news coverage and letters.   11th Nov – Mr. Srinivas Metro3 yard from Aarey to BPT Draft of letter which can be sent by housing societies, individuals and all other entities to […]

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Alternate locations for the Line 3 Metro Yard away from Aarey

December 6, 2014

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The location of the yard for Line 3 Metro Yard is becoming one of the more contentious issues facing the preservation of the Aarey Milk Colony. Very little information is publicly available about the Metro Yard on the MMRDA website section for Line 3 here. I started this post around a week before publishing date […]

Honking – time people realised the root causes

November 1, 2014

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@TrafflineMUM started their twitter campaign against honking with the hashtag #HornNoOk and I decided to contribute my bit but 140 characters can be a bit short to express, even as I added some good value to the discussion. My tweets have been aggregated here https://storify.com/rishi75/hornnook (there are some responses to the tweets as well) I […]

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Clean Railway Station Campaign 2007

October 20, 2014

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These are the picture sets from the Clean Railway Station Campaign 2007, which I co-ordinated in Dec 2006 – Jan 2007 The preparation stage Action at Andheri Station Action at Churchgate Station Action at Vile Parle Station Action at Jogeshwari Station  

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Importance of public transport – the difference between Mumbai and Pune

October 5, 2014

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I had a good conversation with my friend Neha whom I met after long. We were meeting to discuss her interest in doing something for the cleaning of Mithi river but since she had shifted to Pune it was natural to catchup on how she finds life there. She was quite unhappy with Pune as […]

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