Tags: Mumbai

  • Videos

    With an aim to discover emerging new mobility entrepreneurs with innovative solutions to solve the commuting challenges in Indian cities, WRI India Sustainable Cities held the New Mobility Lab from 11-15th November in Mumbai.  The Lab was an intensive 5-day business model validation accelerator designed to provide new mobility entrepreneurs a step-by-step methodology to rapidly and...

  • Papers

    The 2011 Census report indicates a population of over 12 million people living in Mumbai city over an area of 427sq km. The Comprehensive Transportation Study of 2008 for the city and its region revealed that 51% of all trips (vehicular and non-motorised) are made by walk and 78.2% of purely vehicular trips are made by public transportation. This high usage of public transportation and walking...

  • Infographics

    EMBARQ India undertook this project to identify potential safety problems and propose a design incorporating all recommendations for a safe metro corridor in Mumbai.

    This chart showcases site observations during road safety audits,  the strategies and recommendations formulated on that basis of those and the outcomes. The proposed design follows best practices in street design for the...

  • Papers

    The growth of motorization and travel activity associated with India’s rapid urban development has serious implications for global climate change. Effective mitigation action requires comprehension of the scale of the problem. Data limitations, however, have thus far constrained efforts to understand how changes in demographics, travel behavior, and policy might affect future emissions of...

  • Videos

    An auto-rickshaw driver in the Indian City of Mumbai (Bombay), Vikram discusses the daily challenges faced by drivers, from a lack of governmental support, to the unstructured nature of ownership and licensing of drivers. This video aims to highlight the need for improvements in the auto-rickshaw sector. EMBARQ India is working towards these goals.

  • Videos

    Vatsala works as a maid in Mumbai, India. Like many other people in Mumbai—and cities throughout India—she relies on auto-rickshaws to meet her demanding schedule and transportation needs. This video showcases a snapshot of her life. EMBARQ is working in India to improve the auto-rickshaw service to benefit the drivers, passengers and owners.

  • Videos

    Recognizing the role that auto-rickshaws play in sustainable urban transport and meeting daily commute needs in Mumbai, will go a long way in improving conditions for drivers, as well as passengers, and will result in social and environmental benefits for Indian cities, as a whole. Look at this video to find out how EMBARQ India is playing a role in improving the Auto-...