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Urban Congestion

Bangalore's over-burdened roads sag under the weight of 5 million vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles and 3-wheeled taxis, as well as more traditional forms of rural transport.

The average traffic speed in the city has dropped from 20 mph to 8 mph in the decade despite the introduction of a one-way system.

Companies are forced to hire fleets of taxis and buses to ferry their workers to and from home, due to the inadequate public transport system.

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