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Whitefield Rising ties up with QUICK RIDE

, A Car-Pooling Platform ~ More than 55,000 commuters in Bengaluru are part of the ride-sharing platform, which works in real time to connect commuters travelling on the same route. Whitefield Rising Wishes Quicker Rides Since its inception four years ago, Whitefield Rising (WR) has supported initiatives that lead to a greener and cleaner planet, […]

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#BusBhagyaBeku

Citizens demand REDUCTION in bus fares and MORE buses in Bengaluru  The #BusBhagyaBeku campaign by Citizens for Bengaluru (CfB) received tremendous support yesterday where people congregated at Shanthinagar Bus Station with their demands. Many citizen groups like Whitefield Rising, KR Puram Rising, Citizens Action Forum and Bangalore Residents Association Confederation Ensemble participated. http://www.thehindu.com/…/team-busbhagy…/article17409602.ece http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/…/articl…/57470276.cms Whitefield […]

An Appeal to the Union Railways Minister

An Appeal to the Union Railways Minister

The Union Railway Minister, Mr Suresh Prabhu will be coming to Bengaluru on 16th January, Monday to launch the new MEMU (Ramanagaram to Whitefield). The detailed letter which Citizens for Bengaluru (CfB) is planning to present to him is available here http://tinyurl.com/letter-to-sureshprabhu Please sign the petition, share the link widely and get your friends to […]

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We ask the Transport Minister

Whitefield Rising met Bangalore’s Transport Minister, The Transport Commissioner and the MD of BMTC. While a large number of asks were possible, we narrowed it down to the basics. See the asks as well as the responses below. 1)BMTC Drivers to stop at Bus Stops and nowhere but the bus stops. Drivers don’t listen to […]

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A Seat at the Table

An Honest Reflection This  Republic Day we noticed that those champions that have labored over community upliftment are being recognized in so many different ways everywhere. Media recognition, Chief Guests at various functions, Conducting waste management sessions or Solar Energy sessions, our people are everywhere. Many are happily utilizing the holiday to “work”. So what […]

Wanted-update on road works

Many people are currently volunteering to monitor progress. Some updates. 1. Hope Farm to Kodi -DBM layer was done sometime ago. Manholes kept 40mm above for pending BC layer. Will be done in November-December after footpath/OFC ducting work. 2. Kodi to Kundalahalli – Backfilling and Asphalting of BWSSB Sewage Line trenches has started. Will be […]