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.

Showing 'All Data' under Topic 'Mobility Policies & Planning'

Mobility Policies & Planning

  • 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...

  • 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.  ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • With a view to assist cities with planning and operations of urban buses, EMBARQ India introduced the BusKaro programme with the launch of the BusKaro guidebook in December 2009.

    This chart describes why this programme was started, the current reach, strategy and outcomes so far of the programme.

    Access more charts and graphs related to the programme from the...

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