April 29, 2008

AMC in learning mode after Delhi BRTS problems

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has decided to study the fall out of the Delhi Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) project after plethora of problems associated with Delhi project. Municipal Commissioner I P Gautam said that a three member committee has been appointed to study the Delhi project.

He, however, does not want to dub this committee as a review committee and asserted that the work on the Ahmedabad project is maintaining its normal pace.First phase of the project from Shivranjani char rasta to RTO circle is nearing completion. He said that the AMC would go by the recommendations of the three member committee.

The committee has Shivanand Swami of CEPT, Shreya Gadepalli of ITDP and Deputy Municipal Commissioner D Thara as its members.

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