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Sky Walks

The need of the hour is to have available mass transportation system that can meet up to the growing population demands of the Hyderabad city. The arrival of the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) is soon to arrive in the city will fill the gap. Undoubtedly, the HMR will be an attractive feature of the city as it is being constructed with a modern infrastructure that meets up to the international level standards. After all, the citizens of Hyderabad do deserve the best form of a rapid transport system that will enhance the image of their city and cater to the transport needs of not only the local citizens but also that of the visitors to the city.

In what way will HMR be attractive and usable?

Skywalks will be built across the road in order to permit passengers to move across the roads in order to enter into the metro station. Devoid of the skywalks, it will be difficult to for the elderly as well as children and women and other passengers to  cross  a road full of traffic.  The aim of HMR is to ensure the comfort and safety levels of the passengers and skywalks are being built keeping this in aim.

Will the skywalks be of international standards?

Yes. HMR has sought the assistance of experts who have international knowhow and expertise and will design skywalks that will prove tangible in terms of stability and steadfastness. Citizens will not be afraid to make use of these skywalks as the material used will be of high quality and as a result the skywalks will be convenient to make use of.

Why use a skywalk?

  • To avoid getting run down by vehicle.
  • To have safe accessibility to the metro station.
  • Elderly will be able to reach the metro station without much discomfort.

The citizen of Hyderabad can look forward for the arrival of the HMR as it will facilitate his or her travel. The skywalks that will be constructed will definitely make travel easy. HMR certainly is planning in a big way and on account of its international level construction standards,  it will certainly prove to be beneficial for the comfort of residents of the city.

HMR will make an impact on the travel facilities of Hyderabad and will also enhance the image of the city.

Environmental Benefits

Hyderabad city is now recognized as a fast emerging metro city that is subjected to environmental issues that a city normally is exposed to. Urbanization means population pressures, increased polluted air and congested traffic jams.

The major issue that citizens of Hyderabad are facing now is, undoubtedly, pollution, caused by heavy traffic jams, since carbon emission cause foul air. The city people have to breathe air that causes much damage to their health.

How does polluted air affect the citizens’ health?

  • One can suffer from cardio-vascular diseases.
  • Lung diseases.
  • Cancer and so forth.

What is the solution to avoid carbon emissions?

  • Less traffic jams.
  • Less carbon emissions.
  • A transport system that would emit less carbon emissions.

How can city pollution be avoided?

The best way out appears the oncoming Hyderabad Metro Rail, which is not only a rapid transport system, but also will emit less carbon emissions, that causes less pollution to the air.

How will HMR impact city environment?

There will be less traffic jams, as more people will make use of HMR, and not make use of their personal vehicles. Less vehicles on the road will mean less polluted air. HMR will not emit carbon emissions that would mean less polluted air. HMR is avidly involved in tree plantation to make Hyderabad green. Saplings are being distributed to citizens, so that they actively take part in tree plantation activities of HMR.

Parks are also being set up near respective metro stations of the HMR for the commuters to relax and take it easy, after a hard day’s journey. In fact, these “People’s Hub” are places for citizens to relax and mingle with each other. Children can play without fear and the elderly can take strolls in comfort.

Conscious efforts are on by HMR to link up with major universities and residents’ welfare associations and other major institutes and organizations to promote tree plantation and thus improve the overall ecology of Hyderabad.

A green environment is, indeed, something local citizens will certainly look forward. After all, polluted air can affect one’s health adversely and lead to serious health complications, which can also prove fatal.

HMR, although, facing criticism from some quarters, is extremely keen to ensure that Hyderabad is pollution-free and that citizens, not only have access to a rapid transport system, but also live in an environment that is likeable and comfortable to live in. HMR hopes to reach out to Hyderabadis, by providing them a reliable and dependable travel.

About Mass Transportation

Hyderabad is now, undoubtedly, an urban city facing the same hassles that other urban cities such as Bombay, Delhi and Chennai are facing. The city has become a busy center for professionals working in several multi-nationals and educational institutions and would naturally expect that their travel to these centers is comfy. Their immediate focus would be on the availability of mass transportation that is rapid, comfortable, pollution free and no noise while travelling.

The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) is definitely the best answer to the city transport problems as it involves urbanized travel, catering basically to the comfort levels of the citizens.

How will Hyderabad Metro Rail be a viable mass transportation?

It is quick.
Easy accessibility.
Can accommodate several passengers.
Safe travel for women, children and the elderly.

What are the immediate reasons for Hyderabad Metro Rail?

Presently, too many traffic congestions and travel in the city is difficult.
Too much carbon- emissions from existing vehicles.
Inadequate mass transport services.
Travel time-consuming in present transport modes.

How will HMR contribute to comfy travel?

Green parks will be set-up in the vicinity for the
passengers to relax.
The access to metro rail stations will be convenient.
Noise-free travel.
No carbon emissions.
Safe travel for the elderly.
Women, particularly housewives and rural woman can
now take the risk to step out of their homes and venture
on their own.

Will HMR prove a successful mass transportation?

Certainly, as local people do need a rapid transport that would permit them to reach their destinations as quickly as possible. As of now, the public modes of transport are such that although they do meet the required needs, they are still inadequate to serve the needs of the people. From this perspective, HMR will certainly prove to be extremely viable and hopefully resolve transport issues of the citizens.

HMR at Credai Property Show

Purchasing a property of your choice is certainly not all that easy, but the 3-day expo organized by CREDAI (Real Estate Developers Association )has left no stone unturned in ensuring that the visitor to show is provided with adequate information to get the best buy. The 3-day show held at People’s Plaza at the Necklace Road from 2nd-4th,2012, drew a wide spectrum of property buyers and other visitors.
One of the popular stalls on the occasion was, no doubt, the Vanadeeksha stall set up by Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR), which has consciously brought into focus its various activities by distributing phamplets, relevant literature to impress upon the city dwellers how HMR would make a positive impact upon the people.

To impress upon the local citizens the importance of having greenery all around, The Vanadeeksha Stall set up buy HMR at The CREDAi Show highlights the responsibility taken up by both the real estate dealers as well as the HMR to ensure that the greenery remains intact despite the arrival of HMR.

Incidentally, The Vanandeeksha stall was inaugurated by the Honorable Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister, Mr. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who was accompanied by A.P. Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Mr. Mahender Reddy, A.P. Labor Minister, Mr. Danam Nagender and A.P. Minister for Mines and Geology, Ground Water and Textiles & Handlooms. G. Aruna.

On the occasion saplings were distributed by HMR and the visitors were impressed upon the greenery efforts being made by HMR in the form of tree plantation. No doubt, the arrival of HMR would certainly lead to a boom in the rate of the properties lying close to vicinity of the metro rail. In fact, those close to the metro stations would definitely be of higher value, and those residing in these areas
would have easy accessibility to the metro rail. Apart from, property rates going up, no doubt, the setting up of corridors perhaps may affect the structures of the nearby buildings and perhaps the greenery in the surrounding areas. This issue is being well- resolved by the tree plantation drive as HMR is planting adequate number of trees in several areas in the vicinity of the area in order to ensure
that that Hyderabad remains green forever.

It is booming time for Real Estate in Hyderabad, and the settlers in Hyderabad and those working in multi-nationals and other reputed organizations are keen on investing in property in Hyderabad. Keeping this in view, the CREDAI show has no doubt brought into focus the spectacular property deals in the city.