Disgusted and Disappointed!!
I thought we lived in a city that was shaping up to be a smart city! With the current situation this evening we aren’t even equipped to handle a downpour leave alone a metro system that’s in the works.
There are couple of factors that contribute to this sorry state of affairs.
1. The cops - They step out only post 11pm to check people who are DUI. They couldn’t care less bout the people or the situation on the street even though it’s right outside their station there’s a traffic jam going on for the last hour and the traffic snarl is about 3.5 km long.
2. The People - We get it, were all in a hurry to get home but does that mean you just give a damn to the people around you! We all have a loved one waiting at home for us but have some bloody civic sense! If you drive an Audi or an Auto if you lack civic sense your pretty much the same. I don’t understand how well educated people don’t know how to follow the rules, I wonder what kind of values they pass down to their little ones. Stick to the damn rules you Punekars as well as our welcomed immigrants.
3. The “Infrastructure “ - we are an IT hub with a multi billion dollar investment from MNCs and if we can’t manage to keep the damn traffic lights on for Gods sake, I’m sceptical on how we’re planning to run the damn Maha Metro.
Some statistics - the time it took my wife who was traveling from Vashi in Mumbai to reach Bandra East (20kms by bus) and the time my friend took to reach Lonavla to Pune station (68kms by train) was the same it took me to get back from Koregaon Park to Solace park ( 6.8kms by car) 1 hour and 18mins.
Wake up Maharashtra! Wake up Pune! Wake up people!! Wake the bloody hell up and start giving a damn!! #pune #punetraffic #puneunprepared #neveraT1city #godblessthiscity #maharashtra #devendarphadnis #smartcity #fail #nocops #shittraffic