Keeping in mind that Maharashtra is a highly urbanized State with 27 Municipal Corporations (the most in any State in India) and given the contribution by the cities to the State’s economy, the Urban Development Department of the Government of Maharashtra plays a vital role in recognizing these connections and taking steps to ensure that all cit

This report brings together the key insights from the public bus users in Delhi- about the experiences and challenges they are facing while commuting in the city.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on September 21, 2021 has issued the Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989.

As the majority in Indian cities use public transport, especially buses, the public-transport-centric e-mobility programme is greatly relevant to India’s decarbonization goal. Electric buses are a unique opportunity to decarbonize a sizeable share of daily commute in cities as well as reduce toxic exposure.

The City of Shenzhen has China’s, and the world’s, first and largest fully electric bus and taxi fleets. Shenzhen. Electrification of public transport provides an opportunity to achieve multiple objectives of low-carbon urban development, reduction of local air pollution, creation of jobs, and higher acceptance of public transport by residents.

This is the second paper in a series describing the development of tools and methods to perform route-level analysis of electric bus operations. The broad goal is to support transitions to zero-emission bus fleets and identify the least-cost approaches for widespread procurement and deployment of these technologies.

Many cities have sought to replicate the urban bus public-private partnership (PPP) structures that succeeded at the beginning of the millennia, such as those implemented in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.

Since the first EV City Casebook was released in 2012, cities around the world have overseen huge changes in mobility. Electric cars, buses, and taxis have rapidly increased in numbers, moving beyond early pilots and trials. New forms of micromobility and smartphone-based transport systems have grown in popularity.

To deal with the sharp economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of India has announced a slew of packages estimated to be about ten per cent of India’s GDP.

The State Road Transport Undertakings (SRTUs) are an important player in providing bus-based public transport to urban and rural population of the country. They account for about 8% of the total bus fleet being used for road transport in the country with the remaining 92% being held by private operators.

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