Tags: Bangalore

  • 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 -...

  • Charts & Graphs

    In 2011, 9 out of 15 cities in India had an unhealthy PM10 AQI value, with some smaller cities like Ludhiana and Kanpur having very unhealthy air quality (Global Health Observatory Data Repository 2011). A study conducted by Tel Aviv University researchers also found that air pollution levels in Indian cities have increased rapidly between 2002 and 2010. Calcutta had an 11.5% increase in air...

  • Reports

    In February 2009, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) launched the Big10 bus service, a direction-based service operating on 10 radial routes (later expanded to 12) connecting the Central Business District of the Bangalore to its suburban areas. With steadily increasing passenger patronage, this service has been widely hailed as a successful innovation in urban bus...

  • Reports

    The Public transportation in Hubli relies primarily on city buses run by the NWKRTC and IPT including private auto rickshaws which run as taxis and on specific routes. The auto rickshaws are a flexible mode that provides point to point services which are currently not metered but instead fares are decided by the drivers and can be negotiated by the users before hiring them. Alternatively they...

  • Webinars

    This webinar focused on carsharing in developing countries. It was based on a joint multi-year research project between EMBARQ Global and EMBARQ India. We did a brief overview of the current status of carsharing in developing countries (Brazil, Mexico, China, India and Turkey) and then focused on two cities, Hangzhou China and Bangalore, India to share the market interest, user requirements...

  • Papers

    To support the adoption of stricter fuel emissions standards, the Indian Central government has mandated that all new buses purchased by public transport authorities in select cities be compliant with the latest Bharat Stage 4 (BS-IV) emissions standard. While the BS-IV buses available in the Indian market are less-polluting than BS-III or lower buses, they have also proven to be less fuel-...

  • 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...

  • Papers

    Promoting the use of public transport is seen as one of the key strategies for moderating the inevitable growth of carbon emissions from urban transport in India. For the majority of Indian cities, this means promoting the use of public bus systems. However, the absence of analyses on carbon emissions savings attributable to public bus services in Indian cities is a significant gap in the...

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