The Capital provides more land for car parks than for housing for poor people.The approximately 4.5 million slum population in Delhi occupies only 3 per cent of Delhi’s area.

Global emissions scenarios studies, such as those informing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5), highlight the importance of the transport sector for climate change mitigation—along with the difficulties of achieving deep reductions therein (1) [supplementary materials (SM)]. Transport is responsible for about 23% of total energy-related CO2 emissions worldwide (2). The sector is growing more rapidly than most others, with emissions projected to double by 2050.

CSE’s exposure monitoring indicates dramatic drop of 60 per cent in PM2.5 levels compared to levels observed the previous day. This is supported by official ambient air quality monitoring that shows 45 per cent drop in overall PM2.5 levels across the city due to low traffic on the national holiday of Dusshera.

More than seven years after tenders were floated for construction of three multi-level parking lots, two of those will finally be opened by December-end.

Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand, a state that remains largely rural, but is urbanising fast. The use of personal motor vehicles is expanding rapidly in Ranchi, leading to congestion in central areas and safety challenges.

In a bid to tackle “immense shortage” of buses in the city, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is likely to run buses under the cluster scheme on the lines of Delhi Integrated Multi-Model Transi

An overhaul of the public transport system along with the development of a multi-city network to reduce congestion, and significant improvements in pedestrian infrastructure, use of Non-Motorised Transport and Intelligent Transport System, management of parking spaces and road safety have been recommended in the Draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan

Delhiites may as well gear up for another bleak winter.

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government, NDMC and the police commissioner on a PIL seeking a ban on an allegedly unauthorised parking racket at Sarojini Nagar market.

In a step aimed at minimising the traffic chaos in the capital, the National Green Tribunal today directed all the municipal corporations in the city to ensure regulated parking on designated metal