Transport status report card to steer traffic right
What do we exactly mean by ‘good traffic’? We judge it based on our personal experiences. And once we base this evaluation, it becomes the story of the six blind men, each touching a different part of traffic and describing it as ‘so-so, pathetic’. Then how can we say if traffic is improving or worsening?
Instead, how about evaluating every aspect of the situation quantitatively and annually? Then we could not only tell the status today, but also tell whether it is improving or worsening with every passing year. We could also tell exactly in which aspect are we progressing and where we need to take corrective steps. It will then be easy for us to plan specific projects and make provisions in the budget.
In other words, what our city needs is a ‘Report card’ that presents a comprehensive evaluation of transportation in our city. ‘Janwani’, the social initiative of MCCIA has taken up the task of preparing such a report card, the ‘Transportation Status Report’, or TSR.
The TSR will evaluate various aspects of the city’s transportation system in perspective to the transportation objectives and award points to them. The TSR will be published annually. As a child’s report card helps his parents to understand which subjects
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