This paper provides a comparative overview of urban transport in the world’s two most populous countries: China and India. Cities in both countries are suffering from severe and worsening transport problems: air pollution, noise, traffic injuries and fatalities,
congestion, parking shortages, energy use, and a lack of mobility for the poor.

Particulate matter less than PM10 and aromatic chemicals formed during incomplete combustion of organic matter are major environmental pollutants because of their toxic potential.

Commuters' exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) especially BTEX travelling in passenger cars in Kolkata, India were quantified in Phase I (2001–2002) and Phase II (2003–2004). Monitoring was made inside and in the immediate outside of passenger cars fitted with and without catalytic converters using different types of fuels, along two congested urban routes.

The ambient air quality monitoring was carried during the May 2003 to April 2004 along the (NH-6) passing through Jalgaon city. The average concentration of SOx 64 μg/m3, NOx 58 μg/m3, particulates (>10 μ) 515 μg/m3 and respirable dust particulates 224 μg/m3 was reported at Prabhat during the study period (May 2003-April 2004).

The concept paper describes the problems of the city of Agra and the anxeityy of the Hon'ble Supreme Court articulated in the various orders passed in connection with the Writ Petition (Civil) No. 13381/84-M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others. The paper also goes on to describe the various projects of the Taj Protection Mission.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India on Taj Mahal dated 30/12/1996 in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others. The judges noted that the Taj is threatened with deterioration and damage not only by the traditional causes of decay, but also by changing social and economic conditions which aggravate the situation with even more formidable phenomena of damage or destruction.

Why is Delhi delaying the implementation of its parking policy? Is vote bank politics trumping over a much needed move to unclog the national capital?We discuss on urban Reality this week.

Bad Conditions of Traffic In Delhi दिल्ली की ट्रैफ़िक की रफ़्तार देश भर की औसत रफ़्तार से 50-60% कम है. यहां की सड़कों पर यातायात की औसत रफ़्तार सिर्फ़ 30 कि.मी. प्रति घंटा है. क्या ट्रैफिक से निपटने का कोई ठोस प्लान सरकार के पास है?

Sunita Narain, Director at the Centre For Science And Environment, has been featured in Time magazine's prestigious List Of 100 Most Influential People. Sunita Narain speaks to CNBC-TV18 on climate change.

Due to odd-even survey air pollution has been blown instead of reducing it.There is fluctuating result in PM.But in the south and west of Delhi PM 2.5 result has been found which is a good sign.