o KMRC proposed an integrated rapid mass transportation system.
o Concern - existing North South metro railway corridor.
o Removal of the existing competitive bus services running parallel to the proposed metro routes.
o Critics - No gain from the project.
o Concessions - project financing.
o Fate similar to the North South metro railway corridor project.
o KMRC's proposed fares were Higher.
o In a welfare State, Government is
expected to act for the larger benefit of
society. Given that the state government
will have to acquire land and regulate
the competitive mass transportation
market along with funding the project
with public money, would the state be
justified in its role as a sponsor and a
facilitator to the EWMC project ?
o Urban mass transportation sys
o Land Acqusation - Project
o Project Finance
o Electricity – Cost to cost basis
o Integrate Eastern & Western parts
o Integrate with North-south metro rail corridor
o Creating Public Parking facilities
o Common ticketing sys - metro corridor &
feeder bus services
o Low fare structure
o Removal of houses, commercial
structures, shops and slum dwellings
o Termination of inter-city bus
o Disallowing city buses – run parallel
o Removal of competitive choices
o Loss of employment
o Local Traders & framers- Lose
customer & Business
Failure – North-South metro corridor
o Failed – Attract no. of passengers
o Increase in operational cost
o High Price sensitive commuters
o Availability of cheaper substitutes
o Fare structure
GOVERNMENT IS EXPECTED..
Did , IT HELP??
- Pollution control (1/5 energy consumption)
- Development of society
- Right direction
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