Tags: open streets

  • Presentations

    Today, about 32 percent of India's billion plus population lives in cities. By 2030, this figure will increase to 40 percent. We need scalable solutions for smart urban growth now. This presentation shares 10 key ingredients for creating smart cities in India. 

    WRI India Sustainable Cities experts are available for interviews and commentary on the key ingredients for building smart...

  • Infographics

    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...

  • Presentations

    Raahgiri Day – Apni Rahen, Apni Azaadi, is about temporarily closing certain stretches of road space to automobiles and opening them to people, to create a whole new safe, healthy, eco-friendly and vibrant city street experience. Streets are public assets, but on most days are monopolized by cars, two-wheelers, trucks etc. This movement is an attempt to...

  • Webinars

    EMBARQ India and WRI India hosted a webinar on Raahgiri Day and its impact on 12th June, 2014. The webinar was presented by Amit Bhatt.

    Raahgiri Day is India’s first sustained car-free citizen initiative that started in Gurgaon on Nov 17, 2013. The scale of Raahgiri Day’s...