Charts & Graphs
This section includes key charts & graphs from WRI India Sustainable Cities projects which have been put together as a part of our research work in different cities.
Safety is a particularly significant concern with the use of two-wheelers. Data from 2012 showed that two-wheeler riders account for the largest share of road fatalities (23%) and India records the maximum number of deaths from motorized two-wheeler accidents in the world. In Pune, 50% of traffic accident fatalities in 2010-11 were two-wheeler riders, only 1% of whom were wearing a helmet. For a variety of reasons, Indian states have not notified the helmet law, and when introduced, it is
In India, large metros (with populations over 8 million) have relatively higher public transport mode shares and lower two-wheeler shares, while the converse is true in the case of small to mid-sized cities (with populations ranging from 0.5-8 million), which have the highest two-wheelers mode shares of 30-35%. This points to certain key factors influencing two-wheeler ownership and use, which are: level of public transit services, non-motorized transport infrastructure and distances or trip
The transition from an industrial to a business district, excellent public transport connectivity and affordable real estate prices compared to central business districts in Mumbai, positions Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) Marol as an attractive place for businesses in the western suburbs of Mumbai.
Around 46% of people working in MIDC Marol reach there by public transport. When combined with walking, bicycling and trips by private buses, this number increasesTopics: Transit Oriented Development
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