Ease of Mobility : Catamarans, luxury double-decker buses and faster Metro trains soon to be a reality


Ease of Mobility : Catamarans, luxury double-decker buses and faster Metro trains soon to be a reality

If the plans are executed as envisioned, soon, India could see aero-boats, double-decker electric buses and catamarans up and running between major cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur.

Underlining scores of issues, including air pollution, traffic congestion and rising import bill, union minister for road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari, on November 1 said that he envisions “low cost, pollution free and import substitute” modes of transportation in India.

“I want to discourage use of private cars (due to pollution)… There is a big revolution in transportation sector and we must improve public transport,” Gadkari said.

Suggesting various alternatives to roadways, Gadkari suggested starting double-decker electric buses between major cities and running aero-boats on Yamuna. Read More

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