Tags: Pune

  • Reports

    In 2014, WRI India Sustainable Cities and Shell Foundation mentored three early-stage businesses to deliver large-scale improvements in the auto-rickshaw ecosystems of Pune, Bangalore, and Chennai. Chosen through a competitive process – the Rickshaw Rising Challenge – these businesses stood out for their enterprise-led...

  • Videos

    The Rickshaw Rising Challenge 2013, launched by EMBARQ India with the support of Shell Foundation, gave entrepreneurs in the auto-rickshaw sector an opportunity to receive funding of up to $50,000 and a place in a 6-month Business Support Program. This video follows the journey of the three winners - Autowale (Pune), Three Wheels United (Bangalore) and Autoraja (Chennai). 

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  • Description: This survey of motorized two-wheeler users in Pune was undertaken as part of a study conducted by EMBARQ India in partnership with Parisar in 2012. The study sought to understand the role of motorized two-wheelers in urban transport, the typical reasons behind two-wheeler usage and the advantages they offer. The...

  • Publications

    The publication will draw attention to the important and underexplored issue of motorized two-wheelers in Indian cities, where the two-wheeler is a ubiquitous transport mode. The paper will also discuss the experience of other countries and lessons learned in managing two-wheelers. 

    Motorized two-wheelers present a challenge to transport policy and planning professionals on one hand...