Mumbai, June 30 Next on the agenda: only off-street parking In a move to discourage people from bringing private vehicles to the business district, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is all set to increase parking charges after 16 years by four times. Next on the agenda: parking on streets will be banned and off-street parking will soon be introduced.

Parking is an essential component of the transportation system. Parking management can significantly reduce the number of parking spaces required in a particular situation, providing a variety of economic, social and environmental benefits.

If there are many left turns on a road, then a bus lane on the extreme left will hamper other traffic turning left or turning into traffic. It also means that every time the bus has to stop for

A study on stress levels among bus drivers in Los Angeles shows association between exposure to peak traffic conditions and on-the-job elevations of urinary catecholamines, stress-related hormones.

Public transport is the only answer to congestion and pollution The present crisis demands new solutions. And the solution is public transport, for space to accommodate cars is limited and

On April 21, a small stretch of road in a congested corner of south Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in the world, turned into an epicentre of chaos, confusion and downright indignation.

A Down To Earth report on the unsustainable growth of personal vehicles. This situation could have been averted had public transport not been neglected.

Did the Nobel Prize committee make a mistake when it gave the 2007 Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and former us vice president Al Gore?

A project meant to carve out a bus corridor and give pedestrians and cyclists designated space on a 16 km stretch of road in Delhi has resulted in outbursts of anger and acrimony by middle class car owners. Called the bus rapid transit system or the BRT, the roject is aimed at making it easier to move around in Delhi, where traffic is unruly.

The congestion in the skies has caught the attention of the high-level committee instituted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation last year.

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