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Tag Archives: Chennai Municipal Corporation

Exclusive pedestrian zones for Chennai

The Chennai Municipal Corporation is planning to make exclusive pedestrian and cycling zones in crowded areas of Chennai with cycles forming a feeder transport to the mass rapid transport system. The city will get bicycle-sharing programme on the lines of the ones in cities such as London and Paris. There will be bicycle stands at bus stops, railway stations and ...

Solar-powered street lamps for Chennai

In a measure that will save 5,71,261 units of electricity every year, the Chennai Municipal Corporation will replace 2,796 street lights with solar powered LED lamps in the slum areas of nine of its zones. Estimated to cost र6.63 crore, the new 70-watt sodium vapour lamps will cut down the corporation’s annual energy bill by र30 lakh. The project is ...