Data

Through it's research and engagement with Indian cities, WRI India Sustainable Cities has put together a variety of city specific databases and analyses that researchers, practitioners, students and others might find informative and useful. This includes key charts and graphs from various WRI India Sustainable Cities reports. For more information regarding these data and analytics you can direct your queries to the contact person listed with the information or simply write to us at hub@wri.org.

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  • In 2011, 9 out of 15 cities in India had an unhealthy PM10 AQI value, with some smaller cities like Ludhiana and Kanpur having very unhealthy air quality (Global Health Observatory Data Repository 2011). A study conducted by Tel Aviv University researchers also found that air pollution levels in Indian cities have increased rapidly between 2002 and 2010. Calcutta had an 11.5% increase in air...

  • Using data to tell the story of how we live and move in urban India!

    We just made it to the Mars orbit! But what about our shorter trips closer to home? How do we move about our cities? From home to work, and from work to play? How much are we traveling? Who uses our roads, buses, and trains? Who walks and when do we walk? How do we make these choices? And how do these choices impact...

  • Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a systematic process to evaluate the potential health impacts of any plan, project or policy before implementation and has recently started gaining traction in the transportation sector as well. HIAs also recommend appropriate corrective or preventive measures to manage the health impacts of the proposed plan or policy. Transportation HIAs can take place at...

  • We’ve received several insightful and meaningful entries for the Data Visualization Challenge and we are delighted to announce the shortlist. Here they are (in no particular order):

    1. Akshan Ish - The visualization attempts to create a snapshot of how Indian...

  • Auto-rickshaws play an important role in urban mobility in most Indian cities.  EMBARQ India’s analysis on the size of the auto-rickshaw market in select Indian cities, based on government records, indicates that Tier I cities in India (with population greater than 4 million) typically have more than 50,000 auto-rickshaws, while Tier II cities (with population between 1 and 4 million) have...

  • 30 entries from across India compete to showcase how Urban India moves in cities!

    New Delhi | 28th November 2014:  The Urban Mobility India Conference 2014 saw 30 visualizations compete in the Data Visualization Challenge which was launched last month. Organized by Institute of Urban Transport and EMBARQ India among other partners, the challenge...

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