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Metro bus project: Van re-routing means increased fare for some commuters

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 11, 2014. Islamabad – In just six weeks, Rawalpindi’s famous Murree Road has become almost unrecognizable. Ditches have been dug, huge under-construction pillars have emerged across the road’s length and, from Faizabad to Saddar, giant machines and construction workers appear […]

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Metro Bus Project: Cost, environment impact assessment and dedicated route criticised at public hearing

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on May 4, 2014. Islamabad – Saturday’s public hearing on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of the Metro Bus project’s Islamabad section might have been a case of “too little, too late” to protect against any potential environmental and economic harm […]

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Senator seeks SC intervention to stop metro bus project

An edited version of this article was first published in The Express Tribune on Mar 11, 2014. Islamabad – Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has written to the Supreme Court to take suo moto notice of a proposal that might destroy green belts on two Islamabad avenues to make way for the planned metro bus service. […]

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