Bangalore (Bengaluru) has witnessed phenomenal spurt with the rapid growth in the IT industry and other job opportunities in the city. This is exploding vehicle numbers. Cars today are as much as 90 per cent of the total registered vehicles in the city. Traffic volume has exceeded the designed capacity of the roads and there is barely any space left to park cars. Public transport is fighting for road space. The city needs urgent mobility transition….

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Bangalore (Bengaluru) has witnessed phenomenal spurt with the rapid growth in the IT industry and other job opportunities in the city. This is exploding vehicle numbers. Cars today are as much as 90 per cent of the total registered vehicles in the city. Traffic volume has exceeded the designed capacity of the roads and there is barely any space left to park cars. Public transport is fighting for road space. The city needs urgent mobility transition…

09 Feb 2011

One of the major events organized by the Ministry of Urban Development is the Urban Mobility Conference held in New Delhi in the first week of December each year. The theme of the latest conference held on 3rd, 4th and 5th of December 2010 at the Grand Hotel, New Delhi was “Sustainable Urban Transport: Accessibility and Inclusive Cities”.

This paper aims to analyse urban mobility patterns and consequent impacts on energy and environment in India. It investigate the quantity of energy use in 23 metropolitan regions for the period 1981

16 Nov 2010

“…………… what was the question?”

If you ask someone living in one of our medium or large cities to name the most serious civic problem faced by his city, he will more likely than not say it is the growing problem of traffic.

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