Road Transport is vital to the economic development and social integration of the country. Easy accessibility, flexibility of operations, door-to-door service and reliability have earned road transport an increasingly higher share of both passenger and freight traffic vis-à-vis other transport modes.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday announced that India has issued a notification reducing the Sensitive List for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to 25 tariff lines over the earlier 480

Transport experts and motorists have reacted strongly to the Sunder Committee recommendations making proof of parking mandatory before registration of vehicles.

Parisar analyzed the budgetary allocation on transportation sector in Pune’s 2011-12 budget. It emerges that more than 60% of the transport sector budget is allocated to projects which are motor vehicle friendly like building of new roads, flyovers, parking structures and re-tarring of roads.

In this new report Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities analyzes the social and environmental impacts of motorized two and three-wheelers and provides an array of tailpipe and non-tailpipe measures to curb these.

The objective of this transport policy is to evolve a conducive transport regime for Kerala state geared to meet requirements of faster mobility, safety, access to social and economic services and minimizing the impact of negative externalities.

 

This study examined the future of personal transportation in megacities of the world. Of particular interest was the future role of personal vehicles.

This is with reference to the editorial entitled

The recently-released annual global energy trend tracker, World Energy Outlook (WEO), 2007 of the International Energy Agency, has sounded the alert on India crossing the tipping point of per capita GDP of $3000. This threshold, once crossed, says WEO, vehicle ownership rates begin to escalate rapidly.

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.

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