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The exercise of reviewing the general consultancy contract for the Mass Rapid Transit System project due to the objections raised by the Union Urban Development Minister, Mr Ram Jethmalani, has

The Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF) of Japan has threatened to back out of the Rs 4,860 crore Delhi Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) if the Indian government makes any changes in the

It is possible that traffic congestion will keep on getting worse so that road rage, missed appointments and late deliveries become the norm. But there is an equally plausible alternative scenario.

Metal foams are useful in building lighter and safer vehicles

Sao Paulo, the largest city in South America is to introduce permanent restrictions on the use of cars in an attempt to alleviate the city's growing transport problems and curb pollution. Residents

Submerged floating tunnels could soon be used for transport across deep water channels in Europe

• Rail, as a medium of transport, is often much more energy-efficient and less polluting per tonne- or passenger-km than automobiles. • It can almost always expand its capacity with

With the multiplying numbers of vehicles on European roads, sustainability in road transportation has become the keyword. Participants at the recent annual conference of the Royal Geographical

traffic accidents: Every year, over 500,000 people die in road accidents in the world; 70 per cent of these fatalities occur in developing nations, where the traffic victims are usually

Some of the environmental impacts of automobile manufacture