For a city that has a population density of 10,052 per sq. km (according to the 2011 census) and growing industrial activity, it is essential to plan its transport infrastructure not only for the present needs but also for the future.
Mahesh Tandon of the Tandon Consultants spoke about Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) at a meeting held in Coimbatore recently by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore, and the local centre of the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India).
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