Limiting Rural-Urban Transport Links in Pune, India
The city transport utility of Pune may soon confine its service to within the city limits and stop all its services to the rural outskirts. If this happens, it will bring to an end over 23 years of ‘rural service’ that Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has put in. “Already the people are finding the existing bus network inadequate; reducing services of PMPML would be an injustice to them,” said P P Nimsarkar, divisional controller of MSRTC. The proposed move follows a large increase in the city population that is to be covered by already stretched services.
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