Cycle tracks planned for K K Nagar

K K Nagar will soon get cycle tracks. A path where people can cycle to shop, school or to a friends place. Chennai Corporation is working on a plan to execute this civic project which can benefit a few schools in this busy zone. A similar cycle track project is on in Besant Nagar and […]

Cycle tracks planned for K K Nagar

K K Nagar will soon get cycle tracks. A path where people can cycle to shop, school or a friends place. Chennai Corporation is working on a plan to execute this civic project which can benefit a few schools in this busy zone. A similar cycle track project is on in Besant Nagar and for […]

Big queues at ration shops for Pongal goodies

Long queues have been forming outside ration shops to get the Pongal goodies given by the state. As word went around about the Pongal special, the police had to be called in. This morning the queues were long since morning. Only those who are given the subsidised rice are eligible for the cash and rice […]

Ruts and potholes worsen on Arcot Road

Motorists are back to grumbling and cursing when they negotiate Arcot Road. The potholes have gone deep and the ruts are wider after the recent spell of rains. At points at the 80 Ft Road junction, at Vembuliamman Koil Street junction and further west, the ruts run deep and the ride is a huge pain. […]

Aadhar Card process to begin soon in Valasarawakkam

The Aadhaar Card process has begun to roll in the Valasarawakkam area. Residents of Ramavaram in the zone have been queuing up at the camps to get the job done. Divisions 149 and 152 which cover more or less this neighbourhood will be covered soon. Heads of residents associations are liasing with the Cenus Dept. […]

Vadapalani flyover project in the freezer

Chennai Corporation seems to have dropped the idea of a flyover on Arcot Road from Vadapalani bus terminus to Megamart store because of another project on the table of the state – the mono-rail project. The civic body’s engineers had to take the monorail project into account when they began the latest discussion. Since one […]

One more chance to get corrections in Voter Identity Card done

On Sunday, Chennai Corporation and its volunteers besides cadres of political parties helped to provide people a final opportunity to get corrections carried out in the Voter Identity Card or apply for a new one. The process took place at all designated polling booths across the Arcot Road neighbourhood. Many are local schools. At campuses […]

Will civic body plan bigger flyover on Arcot Road?

Chennai Corporation engineers are having a final meeting before they share details on the flyover proposed on Arcot Road between Vadapalani MTC depot and Virugamabkkam. They are considering feedback sent by residents on the first plan – a flyover at the Arcot Road-80 Feet Road junction. People had sought coverage over a larger area to […]

Two small buses to serve Arcot Road colonies

In the first set of ‘small’ buses launched by the state to serve interior colonies in the city’s fringes, two services are for the Arcot Road area. Both are based at MTC’s Vadapalani bus depot. One traverses the Periyar Padhai-Koyembedu colonies while the second route connects Vadapalani to CMBT Koyembedu via Virugambakkam and Valasarawakkam. This […]

Potholed Arcot Road could be a bad ride for people this monsoon

Motorists living south of Arcot Road are bracing for yet another season of rough, wet rides on this arterial road. As the monsoon just broke out, they got a taste of what they have experienced for some years now. A road that is potholed at many traffic junctions – some filled with rainwater, some so […]

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