MUMBAI: The most common complaint for which a Mumbaikar visits the BMC’s 175 dispensaries is acute respiratory illness (ARI).

Several city governments are framing parking policy and rules to reduce parking pressure and congestion on roads and public spaces to make cities more livable. Among them Delhi, Chandigarh, Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru have taken the lead.

Cities are a magnet for people as centres for jobs, economic activity and innovation, and urban mobility systems lie at the very heart of what makes cities attractive and viable.

The draft parking rules for Delhi, which were opened for feedback, stress on the need to decongest Delhi roads by giving incentives for parking in multi-level parking lots. Close to 1,400 cars are added to Delhi roads each day, while there are only close to 250 surface parking lots in the city and only a handful of multi-level lots.

Beijing's population shrank in 2017-the first time in 17 years-as the result of nonessential functions being relocated outside the city and better urban management, authorities said on Friday.

Air quality in the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) has been a matter of concern.

AfDB Project Manager, Jumbe Katala, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the 19.3-kilometre project on the Kilwa Road corridor and part of Kawawa road is expected to reduce congestion during peak h

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that the city’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone will begin in central London from the 8th of April, 2019, and will reduce lethal air pollution and reduce harmful emiss

Nxumalo Ndlovu used to catch a bus from his home in Alexandra township to his job in Sandton, a posh city business district.

As the festival of Diwali and winter season draw near, Delhi-NCR is gearing up to meet the severe air quality challenge that it faces every year around this time. A Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been notified and is already in place – and October 17, 2017 is the day from when Very Poor and Severe categories of GRAP will be imposed till March 15, 2018. This was announced in a press conference by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), the committee constituted by the Central government following orders passed by the Supreme Court of India in 1998.

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