The document reviews approaches for Urban Mobility Plans (UMP) from various countries and showcases a growing number of examples calling for a shift away from the traditional, infrastructure-oriented approach towards sustainable and people-oriented planning.

In a major setback to the Delhiites, lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung has directed the civic agencies to increase the parking rates in various markets across the national capital.

The annual cost of traffic congestion on Karachi’s roads comes to about Rs200 billion, an amount equal to 1.5pc of Pakistan’s total GDP (Gross Domestic Product), a study conducted by the NED Univer

Improved urban transport strategies can bring a myriad of benefits to India, from reductions in CO2 emissions to a more mobile and inclusive society, according to this new report published by the Union Ministry of Urban Development and the Institute of Urban Transport.

The Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific is a peer-reviewed journal published once a year by the Transport Division (TD) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The People’s Vision Document (PVD), which has been submitted to the development plan (DP) department, has called for a planned, holistic approach to solve the city’s transport problem, make the tra

For most Puneites, traffic and transport pose the worst kind of problems.

Urban Development Ministry had asked UT to introduce tax in congested areas to ease traffic

Cough up more tax for registering second vehicle
Going for a second car? Think again. For, once the “congestion tax” comes into play, not only will one be required to cough up double tax during the registration of the second vehicle, but also show additional parking space to obtain vehicle permit.

Further, one will be have to pay additional entry fee to enter certain pockets of the City during peak hours.
Among moves to reduce traffic congestion across various metros in the country, Union Ministry for Urban Development has suggested imposition of congestion tax the in central business district areas in all major cities.

In the absence of comprehensive plans for traffic movement and decongestion of cities, the Union Urban Development Ministry is looking out for agencies to draw up a comprehensive mobility plan for