Category Archives: Mass Transit

Thiruvananthapuram Metro: Less Land to be Acquired

The state government has revised its order pertaining to land acquisition for construction of flyover and junction improvement in Sreekaryam as part of the metro project in Thiruvananthapuram. It has been decided to reduce the extent of land to be acquired. … Continue reading

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Outer Area Growth Corridor, Thiruvananthapuram

Government of Kerala in order to meet future growth requirements of Thiruvananthapuram has initiated the Capital Region Development Project (CRDP). Thus CRDP proposes to develop an  approximately 45km long 6 lane highway Outer Area Growth Corridor project.  The Outer Area … Continue reading

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Who to Vote for on April 10

Trivandrum’s on the eve of a closely-fought and widely reported election, one that may determine what sort of development our city sees in the next five years. We have all been bombarded with appeals from at least four of the … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Aeropolis Project Gathering Steam

The “Trivandrum Aeropolis” project envisaged with Thiruvananthapuram International Airport at the centre of activity is gathering steam with chief minister Oommen Chandy calling a meeting on August 2 to discuss the matter with potential stakeholders. This year’s budget had allocated … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: Minimum Fare Pegged at Rs.8/-

If things go as planned, people of Thiruvananthapuram can travel in a driverless monorail with a minimum charge of Rs.8/-, less than that of an AC Volvo bus, by 2016. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), general consultant of the … Continue reading

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Final Alignment of Karamana-Kaliyikkavila 4 Laning Project: Phase I,Karamana to Vazhimukku

The widening of the existing two lane to four lane from Karamana to Kaliyikkavila in NH-47 in Thiruvananthapuram district is for a length of 29 Kms with MoRTH standards. This includes the construction of a major bridge at Amaravila, minor … Continue reading

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Bupkis – Trivandrum’s share (or the Lack of it) in the 2013 Kerala Budget

This year’s budget brought what it has for the last couple of years…..nothing! As we chronicle the tale of the neglect of the State Capital, let’s also look at a few suggestions how development projects could be budgeted in a … Continue reading

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