Tags: urban development

  • Publications

    Encouraging Design Practices for Sustainable Mobility in Indian Townships: A Guidebook, is WRI India’s publication that highlights the role of urban design interventions that can be applied in townships or gated communities in cities, that promote the use of sustainable modes such as walking, cycling and public transit. Recognizing the sprawling patterns of development being witnessed in most...

  • Teaching / Training Material

    The Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) at a Corridor Scale Course introduces the concept of TOD and the potential benefits it can bring to a city. Developed in partnership with the World Resources Institute’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and the World Bank, the course uses international examples to present the implementation...

  • Teaching / Training Material

    On February 18, 2016 WRI India organized a day long workshop on “Financing TOD in Indian Cities – Challenges and Opportunities”, co-hosted by Citi Foundation and C40. The workshop was targeted at Field experts, City officials, Financers, Banks, Developers, Transport providers and operators, and capital providers who are in process of adopting the strategy of Transit Oriented Development. The...

  • Webinars

    This webinar was hosted on 20th August, 2015 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm IST (local time) and was presented by Vijay Anadkat, Senior Manager, EMBARQ India.

    With a view to recast...

  • Presentations
    According to a McKinsey study, India’s urban population is expected to grow from 340 million to 590 million people between 2008 and 2030. In response to this rapid urbanization, Prime Minister has announced that he will build 100 smart cities across the country. “Smart” cities typically use information technology to anticipate and address urban problems. 
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  • Teaching / Training Material

    EMBARQ India has developed an Interactive lecture series on Sustainable Urban Development for Town Planning Institutes. The series shall include lectures by EMBARQ staff on topics like Transit Oriented Development, Traditional Area Revitalization through Sustainable Mobility, Road Safety in cities, Public Transport System Planning, Comprehensive Mobility Plan, Integrated Public Transport and...

  • Papers

    The growth of motorization and travel activity associated with India’s rapid urban development has serious implications for global climate change. Effective mitigation action requires comprehension of the scale of the problem. Data limitations, however, have thus far constrained efforts to understand how changes in demographics, travel behavior, and policy might affect future emissions of...