Road Traffic
News  /  Published 11.05.22

Mukundapur woman prosecuted for protesting Parama flyover closure

A woman driving to her office on Tuesday morning was prosecuted for obstructing the thoroughfare after she protested the decision to close the Parama flyover apparently for the movement of ‘a VI...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Pothole repair forces closure of Taratala flyover flank on Sunday

Police said they allowed light vehicles on the flank from 9am till noon, when traffic was again suspended because of repairs. “Normal traffic resumed on the flank around 3.30pm, after the repai...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Taratala

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Flyover over Kestopur canal to connect New Town with Sector V

A 1.5km-long flyover that is coming up near Balaka Abasan in New Town’s Action Area I will create an alternative route to New Town from Salt Lake and Sector V. The four-lane flyover is being co...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 24.04.22

Taratala flyover to remain closed to traffic today

Both flanks of the Taratala flyover in Alipore will remain shut to traffic on Sunday to make way for repairs of the expansion joints of the flyover, police said. While the flank that brings vehicles ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.04.22

Traffic chaos returns as La Martiniere schools start physical classes

The dreaded twice-a-day traffic mayhem returned to south Kolkata on Wednesday as the La Martiniere schools started physical classes for all students after over two years. More than 5,000 vehicles con...
By Our Bureau in Rawdon Street


News  /  Published 15.04.22

Plan your route with real-time Kolkata traffic updates on Google Maps

The city police have tied up with a software firm to provide real-time updates about the city’s traffic on Google Maps. So long there was no mechanism by which Google would upload data collated...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 14.04.22

Ditch the muggle traffic with these magical modes of travel

We recommend that you book tickets for Hogwarts Express on those weekends when you feel like getting away. With its comfy coaches and slow pace, this would be the perfect slow ride around the city, ta...
By Upasya Bhowal

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Police suggest flyover ramps for Garden Reach flyover

The 4.4km-long Garden Reach flyover in west Kolkata is not attracting enough traffic, prompting police to urge the urban development department to construct two ramps for better utilisation of the fly...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.03.22

Kolkata cops list spots for islands to aid pedestrians

Police have drawn up a list of 13 big intersections that pedestrians find it difficult to walk across at one go, resulting in accidents. “These intersections have been identified considering th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.02.22

Manual traffic light mode deals with rise in vehicle count on Kolkata roads

The peak hour vehicle count on several thoroughfares across the city went up by nearly 60 per cent on Monday compared to the last few months. The change is visible a week after the Bengal government ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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