Archive | January, 2015
Varthur Bridge

Is Varthur Bridge safe

Update: Jan 2015! The report is here! Quoting from the report, “The existing Varthur Bridge, as it stands, is free from major distress … ” although ” … appropriate restoration measures …” are needed ” … to render the distressed regions normal and serviceable.” Thus, as per the testing company’s report, you shouldn’t unduly worry about […]

BMTC bus


What’s new with buses on BUS DAY that I need to know about! Launch of BMTC App for trip planning Launch of Chakra midi-bus for intra-mobility. It will cover some internal roads like Borewell Road, too. Better Vajra services between Hope Farm and Kundalahalli Gate via Varthur Kodi. Some Vajra 335E will ply as 335PE […]

Varthur Lake

Whitefield’s Lakes

WR works with local residents around the lakes to assist in rejuvenating the lake. Rejuvenating a lake generally means stopping sewage flow, allowing in storm run-off, building revetments, embankments, planting trees etc. A description of the steps involved in lake revival is available here. WR has worked with the BBMP (Lakes Dept.) to give direction […]

High resolution WhitefieldRisingLogo

The Year That Was

Whitefield Rising-a citizen movement Of volunteers trying to bring improvement To whom a common goal appealed Whose vision is a beautiful Whitefield Garbage & several challenges on our roads Broken pavements & open storm drains showed Undeterred, on the streets volunteers have strode A year on & their dedication has not slowed The Ugly Indians […]