The odd-even car formula in Delhi has brought to the fore the class bias that always existed in the city. Can we learn from history to build a more just and equitable environment for all to live, or will we reinforce the old walls of inequality?
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.
Non-motorized transport in the form of walking, cycling and cycle rickshaws plays an important role in Indian cities. It is the primary mode of transport for the urban poor, and at the same time a climate and environmentally friendly form of transport.