Sunday, 31 January 2016

Ideas for a better Bengaluru!

Transportation Related 
  • Open Letter to BMTC CEO , Ms Ekroop Caur: 6 simple suggestions (sent Jan 31, 2016)- link
  • Open Letter to Ramalinga Reddy, Transportation minister: Let's make Bengaluru Transportation World-Class in 2016 -(sent Jan 31, 2016) Link 
  • 3-Point Action Plan to resolve the Transportation mess -(published Jan 11, 2016. Article has 250,000 views, >4000 likes in social media) Link
  • Open Letter to Commuters - 8 reasons to stop taking out your private cars and start using BMTC AC volvo bus services! - Link  
  • Open Letter to Vasanth Rao, Namma Metro's peak hour capacity woefully inadequate! Link
  • Here's how citizens of Bengaluru can give a fitting tribute to Harish Nanjappa link 
  • Minibus/Vans esp for last mile connectivity (published on Oct 12 2015) - Link
  • Citizen's petition to Complete Metro Phase 2 by 2019 - Please sign here Link to support it!  
  • Namma Railu - Support Citizen matters advocacy Link 
General Civic Issues

  • Civic Issues - How does B'luru feel to senses immediately after landing from USA ?! What should we change ? And Why ? How ? link
  • Open Garbage Dumps and how it hurts Benguluru and why it makes Business sense to permanently eliminate them ? Link
  • Civic & Swatch Bharath Metrics -  These metrics needs to be published by an independent org like ICMYC- Link .This scorecard, trend and detailed report should be emailed monthly to To: Ward BBMP councillors, Ward IAS officer, BBMP Commissioner cc: B'lore Mayor, KJ George, CM Karnataka, Chief secretary to CM of Karnataka, BPAC, All ICMYC B'lore citizens mailing list. A detailed report behind the scorecard that provides exact location (google marker map) of the Open Dump with a small pic also needs to be attached. Above metrics are just a sampling. All kinds of metrics like # of potholes, # of footpath encroachments, etc can be added to this scorecard
  • Draft Action Plan to fix civic issues in Benguluru - Link
  • Miscellaneous - Garbage Reporting 
    • Ring Road after 50ft main rd towards Kanakapura road - Link - Happy to report BBMP has resolved this dump(at least on one side) as of Feb 11th
    • Garbage burning by workers, Padmanabhanagar  - Feb 2, 2016 Link
    • Garbage burning, Tippasandra Road barely 50 meters from Kanakapura Road - Feb 10th, 2016 Link

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