Vehicle Registered

TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION

 

Kadur - Mangalore State High Way and Belur Chikmagalur Tarikere State Highways are passing through the town. A bye pass road taken off to the left near IDSG college joins Chikmagalur Hassan State High Way near Hiremagalur. The other- major roads of the town are M.G Road, Market Road, Rathnagiri Road (I.G.Road) and Mallandur Road. These roads are not broad enough, for easy flow of vehicular traffic, the average width is about 12M (40 Ft). Separate parking spaces are not provided along these roads. Vehicles are parked on one side of the road on alternate days. The other roads are    of less than BM. width.

 

K.S.R.T.C. has a separate bus terminus and Bus Depot on Mudigere road. A local Bus stand for private run buses is west of the K.S.R.T.C.Bus Stand.

 

The total length of the roads which can be used for vehicular traffic is 94 kms. The table gives the particulars of roads having different types of surfaces.

 

 

ULB Roads(in Kms)

PWD(in Kms)

NH

Surface

Unsurfaced

Total

Surface

Total

WBM

BT

CC

M

NM

WBM

BT

CC

22

28

3.5

20

5

78.5

-

15

-

15

 

 

NOTE: WBM - Water Bound Macadam, BT - Block Topped, CC - Cement Concrete, M - Motarable, NM - Non Motarable

 

  i) Vehicles

There has been a significant increase in the number of motor vehicles in the district in recent years.   Karnataka state road Transport Corporation has a divisional office at Chikmagalur catering to the transport needs of Chikmagalur, Arasikere and Sakaleshpur bys depots.   KSRTC has a divisional workshop at Thegur village near our Amble industrial area & has acquired about 15 acres of land.   The different types of vehicles registered with R.T.O. authorities are shown in table below.

 

 

 

 

   Table-23: Vehicles Registered -2007

 

Sl.No.

Class of vehicles

No of vehicles

1

Motor Cycles

44319

2

Cars

6786

3

Jeeps

2773

4

Auto rickshaw

2717

5

Motor Cab

501

6

Omni Bus

1018

7

Invalid Carriage

6

8

Buses

227

9

Goods Vehicle

2581

10

Tractor & Trailer

3320

11

Tippers

24

12

Power Tiller-Trailer

2049

13

Fire Engine

4

14

Ambulance

18

15

Tankers

15

16

Maxi Cab

226

17

Other

278

 

 

ii) Bus stand

 

The Bus stand is located in the heart of the city on I.G Road and is maintained by K.S.R.T.C. The new building of K.S.R.T.C sub division office is under construction on the Main Bus stand itself.

 

The other Bus Stand for private buses is located behind the K.S.R.T.C Bus stand and has created a traffic problem in that area. Pvt. buses runs only on Mallundur road going towards Mallundur.

 

iv)     Railways

 

The city has got a railway station located in the Old Town towards the north of the State Highway. The meter gauge railway line connecting Kadur to Sakleshpur is been under construction.