Tagged with Bus Lanes

Urban traffic congestion: Are bus lanes panacea or pipedream?

By Prianka Nalin Seneviratne (Daily FT)  The value of a transport system is a function of the level of mobility (or speed), accessibility (or reachability), affordability, and availability. The first two are the most important and are inversely related. For example, a one-way system or restricted turning at an intersection may increase the rate of … Continue reading

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Colombo’s other problem

Daily News Editorial A lot has been written about recently on Colombo’s garbage problem. But there is one other problem that is equally unhealthy for Colombo. The city is bursting at the seams, unable to cope with the chaotic traffic situation. On an average weekday, one million people enter Colombo by 30,000 buses. An equal … Continue reading

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