Choc-A-Block: Parking Measures to Address Mobility Crisis | Centre for Science and Environment

Choc-A-Block: Parking Measures to Address Mobility Crisis


Global experience bears out that parking management is one of the most powerful instruments to reduce travel by personal vehicles that also influences commuting choices in favour of public transport.

Parking management when combined with appropriately priced parking, limit on parking space and improved access through other modes of transport, is most effective in stimulating the switch from private cars to alternative modes of transport.

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  • Air pollution is the fifth largest killer and seventh biggest illness burden in India as estimated by the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report. The speed at which urban air pollution is growing across our cities is alarming. Severe particulate pollution and newer pollutants like nitrogen oxides, ozone and air toxics are worsening the public health challenge. Vehicles are a special challenge as these are the fastest growing sources of air pollution.

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