Bengalureans are unlikely to get respite from traffic congestion as the number of vehicles registered in the city crossed the 75 lakh mark as of May 2018. This is more than an eight per cent rise from last year’s data, which put the number of vehicles at 69.31 lakh, according to the Transport Department.
The State government has been coming out with various proposals to stem the tide, such as allowing owners to register new vehicles only if they have parking space, but there has been little action on the ground.
In 2007–08, the number of vehicles registered in Bengaluru stood at 29.27 lakh.
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