The central business district is all set to become the city’s first vehicle-free zone from next month

Transit-oriented development (TOD)—a planning strategy focused on building compact, mixed-use neighborhoods with access to high-quality public transport and mobility options—is key to sustainable urbanization.

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has accepted the recommendations of its committee that has proposed a suitable regulatory framework to promote shared mobility, liberalise existing taxi permit systems and encourage new forms of urban mobility to create reliable alternatives to car ownership. These guidelines provide the common framework for detailed regulations for taxi operations in cities and states. 

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Private Investment in Public Transport, 07/12/2016. Financial assistance provided for public transport and parking projects by Ministry of Urban Development, State and city wise, during last three years and the current year are annexed.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Private Investment in Public Transport, 07/12/2016. Financial assistance provided for public transport and parking projects by Ministry of Urban Development, State and city wise, during last three years and the current year are annexed.

This policy guidance is a primer that lays bare the essential elements of parking policy that can help to decongest as well as reduce pollution and fuel guzzling in cities. This document is based on emerging principles from global experiences and practices, literature review and field assessment of local initiatives in cities.

An analysis of the factors which led to Delhi experiencing one of its worst smog episodes in recent years in November of 2016 has been documented in this report. The report suggests source wise action status and a detailed plan of action for Delhi to combat the worsening air quality in the city.

In urban infrastructure the investment decisions taken today will shape tomorrow. Despite the critical importance of infrastructure for urban development, financing to scale up smarter, more sustainable urban infrastructure remains an immense challenge, particularly in emerging and developing economies.

This report focuses on the regulatory and operational aspects of Intermediate Public Transportation (IPT) in Kolkata, India.

As a major global economic driving force, the transport sector –and in particular the automotive sector– has provided employment and shaped technological progress over the course of a century. This is true for Germany as much as it is for China. Daunting climate and environmental concerns have cast a large shadow on this development.

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