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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.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ravindra Ramchandra Waghmare Vs Indore Municipal Corporation & Ors. dated 29/11/2016 regarding Bus Rapid Transit System Corridor proposed to be developed by the Municipal Corporation, Bhopal on the stretch of around 8 kms. As per Bhopal Development Plan, 2005 which was notified in the year 1995, the proposed width of the road is 66 mtrs.

Greater investment in greener, more sustainable transport systems is essential for propelling the economic and social development that is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to an expert panel report delivered to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Many of the world’s most important cities are expanding rapidly without adequate transportation planning. People Near Rapid Transit (PNT) measures the number of residents in a city who live within a short walking distance (1 km) of high-quality rapid transit.

Bengaluru: The Paris Agreement on climate change may be a step in the right direction but developing countries like India are exempt from binding commitments, which is bound to have adverse effects

"There is no need to implement the third phase of odd-even scheme during monsoon season as the pollution is on the lowest level during this season," said Delhi's Transport Minister Satyendar Jain.

Who would not be acquainted with smart phones, smart classes and smart cities? What goes behind building up these 'smart' things is, the upgraded technology that makes life easier.

The BRT Standard is the centerpiece of a global effort by leaders in bus transportation design to establish a common definition of bus rapid transit (BRT) and ensure that BRT systems more uniformly deliver world-class passenger experiences, significant economic benefits, and positive environmental impacts.

Pune: While a number of accidents took place on the Nagar road BRTS corridor last month, the Pune Municipal Corporation has planned to build 5 foot over bridges to prevent accidents.

The international sustainable transport community began 2016 with strong momentum stemming from two major United Nations (UN) agreements in 2015: the Paris Agreement for preventing catastrophic climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which set the global development agenda to 2030.

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