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Jaya flags off 1,000 new buses


Chief minister J. Jayalalithaa launched 1,000 new buses on Tuesday as part of augmenting the state transport corporation (STC) with 3,000 buses to improve services and provide better facilities to pas

Deepavali bus bookings on fast track

With Deepavali fast approaching, people are rushing to book tickets on state transport buses as they head to their hometowns or villages to spend the festival with their families.

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CMDA plots at reasonable prices soon

Three and a half decades after creating a satellite township at northern part of Chennai, Manali, Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) is planning another township in the locality, and ha

At click of mouse, know where bus is

Soon you can track the movement of state transport corporation buses from your living room.
Plans are afoot to distribute global positioning system (GPS)-enabled GPRS electronic hand-held ticketing m

Bus hits parapet wall of city flyover

The rough ride for Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) seems to continue. After a spate of mishaps in the recent times including that of bizarre ‘Gemini flyover incident’, when an MTC bus jumped

1,000 vehicles to join STC fleet


Chief minister J. Jayalalithaa will flag off 1000 new buses to significantly augment the fleet strength of the State Transport Corporation and improve the availability of seats for the travelling publ

TN commuters can ride in 1,000 new buses

Public transport across Tamil Nadu is set to give a smoother ride to the public with the state transport corporation inducting 1,000 new buses on Thursday, taking its fleet strength to beyond 20,000.

MTC drivers go on strike over pairing

MTC’s recent decision to allow the same driver and conductor team to work together for more days, as against the system of changing the teams every day, has not gone down well with the bus crews.


Corporation school kids to get free entry to Zoo

Students of city corporation schools and government schools in Chennai and neighbouring districts will get free entry and travel to the Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur — one of the largest in

CMDA gives red signal to T Nagar terminus multistoreyed parking lot

The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC)’s plan to build a multistoreyed parking lot at the T Nagar bus terminus has hit a roadblock with the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) re

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