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PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN DELHI. Presentation before Honble Members of Committee on Petitions of Delhi Legislative Assembly by CHETNA ON 20 TH FEBRUARY, 2007. PUBLIC TRANSPORT. Overview Ground Realities Reasons for chaos Suggestions for improvements. Ground Realities. Congested roads - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN DELHI

    Presentation before Honble Members of Committee on Petitions of Delhi Legislative Assembly

    by CHETNAON20TH FEBRUARY, 2007

  • PUBLIC TRANSPORTOverviewGround RealitiesReasons for chaosSuggestions for improvements

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  • Ground RealitiesCongested roadsDeficient and inefficient public transportFleecing of commutersMass traffic rules violationsInsufficient parking spaceUnsafe roadsPoor connectivity within NCR

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  • Congested Delhi RoadAnnual Wastage of Fuel & Man hours *Fuel: Rs. 24 Crores;*Man Hours. Rs.1300 Crores

    Increased Pollution* Each intersection under survey - total 20 such intersections

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  • Why roads are congested?EncroachmentFaulty placement of stopsInoperative traffic signalsHeavy pressure on artillery roadsUnwanted gaps in roadsFaulty design of flyovers

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  • PRIVATE VEHICLES ON ROADS

    On daily basis: App. 12,000 cars & 12,000 scooters/bikes from Vasant Kunj itself*App. 50,000 cars & 50,000 scooters/bikes from Dwarka itself*With Metro now Dwarka vehicles has been reduced to just half

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  • WHY SO MANY PRIVATE VEHICLES ON ROADS?

    Lack of Public Transport Un-regulated Intermediate Public Transport

    Lack of feeder transport between habitat and public transport stations

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  • Public TransportNo of Diesel Busses on Road before phasing out.

    No. of CNG Busses after phasing out

    10,000

    6,000

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  • Public TransportPosition as on 31-10-06

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  • Public Transport

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  • Public Transport

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  • Public Transport

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    The Transport Department cannot ascertain how many busses are actually plying on these routes.

    Source : RTI

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  • Public TransportMetro Rail:Breather for Dwarkites, Rohini, Shadhara, Trans-yamuna Areas and West Delhi.

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  • Public TransportEven the busses that have been taken off the Metro Routes have not been properly deployed;

    Transport Department admitted before PGC in Jan 2006 that Permit holders do not ply on non profitable routes.

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  • Intermediate Public TransportModes:TaxiAuto Rickshaws

    No of TSRs to be converted into CNG Mode as per order dated 16-12-1997 of Honble Supreme Court:83,000

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  • Intermediate Public Transport

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  • Intermediate Public TransportOperational Problems:Failure in getting tamper proof meters installedUnreasonable faresInefficient HELPLINELack of Enforcement

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  • Passengers to pay by meter

    Tamper proof meter directed to be installed by Apex Court dated 06-12-2001 and High Court of Delhi on 09-01-2002

    Sub standard meters approved by the Director Legal Meteorology;

    Easy to tamper and most of the time non-functional

    Fleecing continues

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  • Defective fare metersDuring 2006No. of inspections made on roads - 4902Fare meters found defective - 2341Fare meters found defective - 48%*Reasons for defects improper maintenance and upkeep by owners/drivers.*The C W & M is not aware how many defective meters of each brand were found as many dealers have actually wound up and do not have any after sale service.

    Source:RTI dated 18.1.2007

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  • Intermediate Public TransportFare Revision: Feb 03 & July 03

    2003: CNG- Rs. 12/- per Kg Pulses-Rs. 20/- to Rs. 25/- Kg2007: CNG-Rs. 19.20 per Kg; Pulses. Rs. 60/- to Rs. 70 Kg

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  • HELPLINE

    Help line introduced by Govt. of NCT of Delhi in Oct 2002

    Total Complaints outstanding- 71,141

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  • Help Line- StatisticsOct 2002 to 30-04-04

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  • Help Line- Statistics01-04-2005 to 15-02-06

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  • Help Line- Statistics16-02--2006 to 31-10-2006

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  • Intermediate Public Transport

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  • Public Transport - Legal ProvisionsS. 56- Certificate of fitness of Transport VehicleS. 66 (1)- Necessity of Permit;S.72- Grant of Stage Carriage permitS.73,74- Contract Carriage PermitsS.77-79- Goods Carriage Permit;S.84- General Conditions for all permits;S.86- Cancellation and suspension of Permits by Transport Department

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  • OFFENCES, PENALTIES & PROCEDURE- 1st & 2nd OffensesS.177 - Violation of any Provision Rs.100-300S.180 - unauthorized driver Imprisonment for three months/- Fine Rs.1000 or bothS.182 Driving without License - imprisonment of three months or fine of Rs. 500 or bothS.183- Driving at excessive Speed- Rs.100 to 300S.184- Dangerous Driving- 1st offence -6 months Imprisonment or Rs.1000/ fine or both, 2nd offence with in 3 years- 6 months Imprisonment or Rs.1000 fine or bothS.185- Drunken Driving-1st- 6 months Imprisonment or Rs.2000 fine or both, 2nd- If committed with in three years- 2 yrs Imprisonment or Rs.3000 fine or bothS.190- Using unsafe Vehicle- Fine up to 2,000, in case of accident - imprisonment of 3 months of fine up to Rs. 1000 or bothS.192- Using Vehicle without Registration- 1st Fine- between Rs. 2000/- to Rs. 5000/-, 2nd within one yr- Imprisonment or fine from Rs. 5000/- to 10,000/- or both

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  • Traffic Rules ViolationsPlying overloaded heavy goods vehicles

    Fatal accidents on roads and prosecutions

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  • Public Transport -Social AuditEvery day nearly 80,000 trucks enter/pass through Delhi and almost 80% are overloaded. (Source: Bhure Lal Committee affidavit in Supreme Court)Heavy Goods Vehicles challaned for overloading:April 02 Jan 03 : 3,703 (10 months)April 03 to May 04 : 6,636 (14 months) April 04 to March 05 : 2,656April 05 to March 06 : 704* GNCT looses Rs. 1,267 crores annually on account of non enforcement of overloading of trucks only excluding damage to roads, accidents & Pollution, loss of life & property.

    Source-RTI

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  • Public TransportAction Taken-Fatal Accidents- Traffic Police- Recommendations1st April 2002 to 15-12-2006

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  • Public Transport- Social Audit

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  • Public TransportAction Taken-Transport Department

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  • Parking FacilitiesInsufficient parking spaceHigh parking chargesParking mafia in operationViolation of building bye-laws by commercial builders

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  • Parking FacilitiesBoth NDMC and MCD have denied on record the existence of parking mafia in Connaught Place/Circus, Vasant Vihar, Green Park, Haus Khas, Safdar Jang Development Area.

    Source: Replies under RTI

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  • Parking spaces- Social AuditAmount collected on parking charges during the period from 2004 to Dec. 2006--Rs. 130.07 Crores

    Amount spent for development of parking sites--NIL

    Source: RTI dated 22.1.2007

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  • Road Safety

    PedestriansCyclistsAccessibility

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    NCR Connectivity:A Big Question mark?

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  • Suggestions - Public Transport Enforce Law to ensure busses ply only on sanctioned routes;Introduce point to point premium bus service;Interlink bus routes with Metro;Enforce the time table for all busses.

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  • Suggestions-Intermediate Public Transport

    Enforce Law to ensure no meter tampering

    Ensure meters approved are only sold in Market;

    Allow shared Taxi/TSR service & fix the routes;

    Enforce permit conditions to eliminate finance cartel;

    Allot the TSRS to genuine drivers-17065

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  • Suggestions- Law Enforce

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