I realise that this blog has not been updated in a while. That’s partly because of attention devoted to the Lok Sabha elections and some other preoccupations. There is every reason to start writing aggressively on public transport and straphanger concerns, because of the non-performance of both the UPA at the Centre and the DMK Government in Tamil Nadu in this area. The Karunanidhi government has shamelessly been talking about the new Metro for Chennai being completed in six years, when the city’s existing rail lines and bus service are in tatters. More on that soon.