This section includes visual representation of information, data or knowledge from WRI India Sustainable Cities projects which have been put together as a part of our research and work in different cities.
This project was undertaken to improve decision making processes in the urban transport sector by developing a framework for assessing governance and decision making based on principles of Transparency, Accountability, Participation, and enhanced Capacity, also called TAP-C.
This diagram showcases two charts: The first one shows the levels of governance in transport sector, while the second one is an indicative framework based on TAP-C.
This report is work under progress.Topics: Mobility Policies & Planning
In order to capitalize on the Metro Rail system and it's impact on the growth of the city, EMBARQ India has been working in collaboration with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) in developing methodologies to help design and develop suitable public spaces and built environment around the metro stations.
This chart shows a map of the focus area of the pilot project - Indiranagar Metro Station, which is predominantly a residential neighbourhood with high concentration of
EMBARQ promotes the idea of a compact city, which begins at its smallest building block, which is the neighbourhood. A Neighbourhood Improvement Plan (NIP) therefore becomes a key mechanism to demonstrate compact city planning principles.
This chart shows the NIP proposals for HSR Layout, developed by the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA), a residential area for senior civil employees of the Government of India. These proposals include Pedestrian Safety, Urban Green Networks,Topics: Transit Oriented Development
EMBARQ India has partnered with private real estate developers like Godrej Developers Pvt. Ltd., Brigade Group, Adarsh Developers, Mantri Developers in various India cities and conducted extensive surveys and audits. Large Indian cities such as Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad & Pune are filling the need of increased housing demand with the development of large gated residential communities, primarily located in peripheral areas of the city. Most of this housing stock in urban India isTopics: Transit Oriented Development
Raahgiri Day, India's first sustained car-free Sundays, started in Gurgaon on 17th November 2013. In the last 23 weeks, it has become the biggest and coolest citizens’ initiative in Gurgaon. But it has been a game changer in terms of bringing a mindset and lifestyle shift among the residents in Gurgaon, a lot of whom have now become proponents of active transportation. This was found through a recent survey done by EMBARQ India, to capture the feedback
Cities in the developing world are in search of sustainable solutions to their accessibility and mobility related problems. During last five years, in city’s multi-modal transport option, Bus Transit - both in its basic and rapid form, has become the core of the chosen strategy. Indian cities are choosing Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) as a sustainable solution to its growing urban transport demand.
EMBARQ India attempted to collect the status of BRT in India. This map provides aTopics: Buses
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