On April 15-16, Indian and international experts will discuss the current scenario of sustainable transport and urban planning in India, and the opportunities for the future of sustainable cities
In 2011, nearly 350 million people lived in Indian cities. More than 300 million new residents will join them over the next few decades to become part of the new urban India.
Based on interviews with several stakeholders; a literature review on the first Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM); and consideration of the urban characteristics and transport needs of Indian cities, this report concludes that four key improvements are needed for the...
Istanbul, a city of 13.4 million inhabitants, has an advanced bus system called the Metrobus, which transports as many people per day as an efficient light-rail or subway system.
EMBARQ India and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation co-hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Next Round of JnNURM Investments in Urban Transport: Opportunities and Challenges” on 13th February 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
EMBARQ Director of Research and Practice Dario Hidalgo presented on sustainable urban transport fuels and vehicles at Transforming Transportation 2013, co-hosted by EMBARQ and the World Bank.
Against a backdrop of increasing urban mobility demands and growing concerns about the impacts of climate change, more national governments are investing in the development of urban and metropolitan mass transit systems. Within the last 10 years, national governments in several populous...
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Auto-rickshaws are an integral form of intermediate transport in Indian cities. EMBARQ india works to promote entrepreneurship in the auto-rickshaw sector via initiatives like the Rickshaw Rising Challenge. In July 2012, EMBARQ India partnered with RMC...
EMBARQ India has compiled a study presenting a review of available literature in the urban auto-rickshaw sector in India. The objective of this review is to understand the current state of the sector, summarize the key issues, and highlight the gaps in current literature. A wide range of...
This guidebook provides bus agencies, local jurisdictions, as well as regional and international organizations with a set of suggested design, planning, and operational criteria that should be considered in the planning and design of new bus systems. This is a preliminary version of the...