Tags: sustainable mobility

  • Toolkits

    The Streets for All initiative is a sustained community movement towards the provision of better and safer walking and cycling infrastructure in our city. It provides a platform for engagement between government, media, NGOs, technocrats and the community, in order to jointly develop workable solutions to improve the safety and mobility conditions on our streets. Streets for All could be a...

  • Publications

    A snapshot of carsharing in emerging markets in 2015: where it is, where it has come from, and where it's going.

    Carsharing grew from 6 carsharing operators (CSOs) in emerging economies in 2012 to 41 by mid-2015. Research from WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities tracks rapid expansion of carsharing and explores five key questions:

    1. What is the current status of...
  • 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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  • Reports

    This report done in 2011 focuses on four major issues in the field of sustainable transport in India -

    • Lack of technical capacity at the city government level is a major problem. Engineers and planners have been trained to build roads and implement projects focused on improving conditions for private motor vehicles – similar skills in...
  • Reports

    This report talks about the existing public transport facilities in Indian cities. According to the report, most cities do not even have an organized city bus service, and wherever the city bus service exists, the quality is not good enough to motivate commuters to use public transport instead of their personalized modes. However,  a ray of hope in this dark patch is that, cities are...

  • Publications

    This study compares basic transport and air quality indicators for 12 Indian cities. These indicators are reported in city development plans, comprehensive mobility plans, comprehensive traffic and transport studies and detailed project reports submitted to the Ministry of Urban Development between 2005 and 2007. The list was created with an intention to include,...

  • Publications

    This report addresses how the auto rickshaw sector can play a key role in improving sustainability for urban transport, and addresses negative perceptions of rickshaws. We also introduce new models of regulation and reforms that can be adopted for a more efficient and safer system and enable the rickshaw to have an optimal role in the transport mix.

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