Telangana govt to prioritise extension of Metro lines: KTR

The minister said on Twitter that Telangana Chief Minister KCR had already asked the municipal administration department to come up with ideas in this regard

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HYDERABAD: Telangana's administration will prioritise the extension of Metro lines in the upcoming cabinet meeting, announced MA&UD minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday.

The minister said on Twitter that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had already asked the municipal administration department to come up with ideas in this regard. Sustainable mobility and shared mobility are the only options for maintaining the required balance of growth and infrastructure, he tweeted.

KTR remarked this in response to a Twitter user who suggested that it was not too late to fix traffic congestion in the city during heavy rains. "If any city can get out of this mess, it's Hyderabad with a good road network, ORR, metro, train, and political will. Thousands of buses at reduced rates are required, as also enhanced metro and MMTS frequency. I urge KTR to actively explore sustainable mobility, " Srinivas Alavilli tweeted.

Srinivas also said, "Hyderabad is the pride of India, to make it sustainable, along with metro line extension, drastic increase of TSRTC bus fleet, common mobility card (OneHyd Card for bus +metro +MMTS), last mile (auto +🚶 +🚴‍♂️); Policy for WFH and modal share for long term."

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