Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organised a Stakeholder Workshop on Air quality and transportation challenges in Kathmandu on December 27 in collaboration with Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Government of Nepal. 

Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court on Tuesday constituted a five-member committee of experts that will examine the Indore BRTS project including its shortcomings that are creating problems f

Maharashtra’s State Transport Commissioner VN More has suggested that only those people should be allowed to purchase cars who have adequate parking slots in cities like Mumbai and Pune.

Our health is not on anybody’s agenda. Or, we just don’t seem to make the connections between the growing burden of disease and the deteriorating condition of our environment. We don’t really believe the science, which tells us each passing day how toxins affect our bodies, leading to high rates of both morbidity and mortality. It is true that it is difficult to establish cause and effect, but we know more than enough to say that air pollution is today a leading cause of both disease and death in India and other parts of South Asia.

Jaipur: Around 35,000 cars are parked every day without paying charges which is leading to ever-increasing congestion on the city roads, reveals a survey carried out

Tuesday it was learnt that civic bodies charge only 1000 cars per day for parking which is encouraging more users. Suggestion to impose parking charges at majority of places to discourage private vehicles was given by the (UMTC), consultant appointed by the Central government, which is carrying out research studies in 12 cities of the country.

Ever since diesel cars started getting popular, a plethora of options have cropped up across the market.

In the Supreme Court of India civil original jurisdiction i.a. no. Of 2012 in writ petition no. 13029 of 1985 on air pollution in Delhi.

People’s Union for Democratic Rights welcomes the 18 October Delhi High Court judgment by justice Pradeep Nand­rajog and justice Manmohan Singh on the Delhi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) ­system. The judgment rejected a public ­interest litigation (PIL) filed by an NGO, Nyaya Bhoomi, that demanded the scrapping of the BRT system introduced between Moolchand and Amdedkar Nagar, a stretch of 5.8 km and cancelling the ­seven BRT corridors planned by the ­Delhi government. (Letters)

Note on dieselization of cars and action plan: a brief summary of Supreme Court directives on toxicity of diesel and growing scientific evidence on health impacts of this fuel.

Electric vehicles (EVs) coupled with low-carbon electricity sources offer the potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and exposure to tailpipe emissions from personal transportation. In considering these benefits, it is important to address concerns of problem-shifting. In addition, while many studies have focused on the use phase in comparing transportation options, vehicle production is also significant when comparing conventional and EVs.