Sunday, December 30, 2007

Bus Rapid Transit System project approved in Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

The Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) on two important roads:
Aundh-Ravet road from Rajiv Gandhi bridge to Ravet and
the old Pune-Mumbai highway from Dapodi to Nigdi

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Aundh-Ravet road will be completed on a priority basis in view of the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) to be held at Shiv Chattrapati sports complex, Balewadi in October 2008. Subways will be constructed Every 600 m on the road with the use of advanced technology.

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) will create parking areas and terminals for two-wheelers and four-wheelers through public private partnership (PPP).

The Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project is worth Rs 309 crore said Additional commissioner Subhash Dumbre. This is the first time the PCMC has received funds to develop roads of this kind.
-The Times of India

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