Chandigarh is one of the most planned towns of India. This is also one of the richest cities witnessing spurt in personal transport leading to problems of congestion, inadequate parking and air pollution. This city needs to scale up its public transport systems to handle the situation.

21 May 2011

‘We want free parking…..’ is the petulant tantrum of the rich in Delhi. Read this news…The trader association of one of the most happening, and upmarket area in Delhi – Khan Market has moved the High Court to oppose the orders of the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority to charge for parking.

The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has said that the only way Khan Market can undergo complete redevelopment would be if it takes a page out of the Panchkuian Road model, which involved the relocation of 220 furniture shops to the Delhi Metro

MUMBAI: The BMC has issued commencement certificates to 11 public parking towers-eight in the Parel-Dadar belt and three in Goregaon-for 15,845 vehicles, according to the latest official figures. The structures will be about 10-15 storey high.

Terming the ambitious underground car parking project

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday called upon all MLAs to identify large buildings under their Assembly segments for setting up small solar energy plants and to suggest suitable sites for construction of parking lots.

Addressing the MLAs and senior officials at Delhi Secretariat on the second day of the interactive sessions organised to bring all legislators from given p

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.

This paper describes ways to improve LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) transportation and parking credits. Typical LEED programs reduce building energy consumption 20-60%. Cost effective mobility and parking management programs often provide similar motor vehicle trip and parking generation reductions, resulting in large economic, social and environmental benefits. However, the current LEED rating system overlooks some of the most effective mobility and parking management strategies.

Battered by record high gasoline prices, Americans are finally parking their SUVs and embracing energy conservation, but any impact on world markets could be slow in coming. As the US summer driving season kicked off with the Memorial Day holiday weekend, evidence mounted that Americans are cutting back on their driving and looking for alternative means of getting around. Detrie Zacharias, 49, said high gas prices have forced him and his wife to change their driving habits.

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