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    As part of its ongoing engagement with Kochi city supported by the EC SOLUTIONS project, WRI India Sustainable Cities conducted a classroom training on ‘’Safe Access to Mass Transit Stations’’ in September, 2015, for the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL), who were also the co-organizers of the workshop. KMRL identified two...
  • 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...

  • Publications

    The Safe Access Manual is EMBARQ India’s latest publication and offers recommendations to develop safe access to mass transit stations in Indian cities. An investment of 15 billion USD has already been made across various cities to develop mass transit infrastructure such as metro rail and bus rapid transit. Improving access to mass transit in India can serve multiple...

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    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...