Tags: public spaces

  • Webinars

    This webinar was hosted on Thursday, 19 November 2015 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm IST (local time) and was presented by Rohit Khandelwal, Deputy...

  • Reports

    Harassment and sexual violence is a common experience for women and girls in public spaces around the world. Recent events have highlighted safety concerns for women in urban India, especially during travel. Access to safe travel options is critical to enable women and girls to access education, jobs, and healthcare. However, this remains a much-neglected area with little data and few laws,...

  • 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...

  • Webinars

    This webinar was hosted on May 27th, 2015 from 3 - 4 pm IST (local time) by Rajeev Malagi, Project Associate, ...

  • Reports

    Urban development in India, as in most of the world, has long been the prerogative of a select group of decision makers .This has led it to becoming a top down, zoomed-out process that is largely disconnected from issues at the scale of the average, individual citizen. The Neighbourhood Improvement Plan (NIP) as developed by EMBARQ India in collaboration with the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara...

  • Infographics

    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 be-tween the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in the northern part of Karnataka. EMBARQ India has chosen this stretch to demonstrate the case of Transit Oriented Development (TOD), as the corridor has a rich diversity of...

  • Infographics

     In order to capitalize on the Metro Rail system and it's impact on the growth of the city, EMBARQ India has been working in collaboration with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) in developing methodologies to help design and develop suitable public spaces and built environment around the metro stations.

    This chart shows a map of the focus area of the pilot project -...

  • 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...

  • Presentations

    This document discusses the plan for improved mobility and pedestrian environments in Godrej Garden City, Bangalore. It evaluates the township for trips within and outside, pedestrian infrasrtucture and environment in order to work out a pedestrian and bicycle mobility plan for the township and reduse trip lengths and number of trips within the premises.

    If you have any questions or...

  • Videos

    Raahgiri Day is India’s first sustained car-free day initiative. Started in Gurgaon, Haryana on November 17, 2013, Raahgiri Day takes place every Sunday, for 5-6 hours in the morning when 15 kilometers of major streets in Gurgaon are closed to motorized traffic to allow thousands of people to enjoy the open, public roads for walking, cycling, playing, doing yoga, zumba and...