Tags: accessibility

  • Papers

    Big investments in urban transportation infrastructure are being made and anticipated at the national level, channelized at the local level through JNNURM and NIJNNURM reforms in India. This paper argues the need to use this nationwide infrastructural transformation as an opportunity to include groups that have hereto been physically marginalized from urban systems. As cases...

  • Reports

    The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) and North- West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) of Karnataka are proposing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system be­tween the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in the northern part of Karnataka. To demonstrate the case of Transit Oriented Development, EMBARQ India has taken up a case of Hubli-Dharwad...

  • Papers

    A public transport system needs to address the travel demand of all sections of the society. Urban poor in most cities face problem in using public transport because it is either expensive or stops far from their residence or does not provide them point-to-point service. A new initiative of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation has been able to address all these issues in providing an...

  • Publications

    In the last few decades, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems have emerged as a cost-effective, flexible, and environmentally sustainable form of public transportation. The world’s first BRT system was developed in Curitiba, Brazil, which was followed by the development of many other BRTs across Latin America, notably the TransMilenio BRT in Bogotá, Colombia. Encouraged by the success of these...

  • Publications

    Recognizing that the streets of Indore were plagued by obstructions on pedestrian footpaths, instances of road space not being used as intended — problems which cause all road users to move less safely and efficiently, EMBARQ India produced the report "Indore: A Place for People"

    This report looks at road improvements in the city of Indore, through detailed audits of the “walkability”...