Public Transport and Mobility | Centre for Science and Environment

Public Transport and Mobility


Training Programme on Policy, Planning and Design for Sustainable Mobility

Indian cities were originally designed as compact entities to reduce travel trip length. But with rapid urbanization and motorization, our sprawling cities are becoming victims of killer pollution, congestion,  and a crippling oil guzzling, car dependent infrastructure that endangers our quality of life.

Front Page Teaser: 

Date: March 25 – 27, 2014

Round Table conference on Funding Strategies for Bus Transport held on December 18, 2012 in Delhi

Buses provide the bulk of public transport services in many Indian cities. Its share in daily travel in bigger cities can be as high as 40-60 per cent. Cities are looking at bus transport reforms to reduce auto mobile dependence, congestion, and pollution. Cities like Delhi are setting such high targets as 80 per cent public transport share by 2020, but such a goal can be met only if bus transport is scaled up.

bus_transport.jpg

CSE and HSBC announce partnership to give an impetus to environmental governance in India

Will set up a premier Environmental Training Institute near Delhi

Front Page Teaser: 

Will set up a premier Environmental Training Institute near Delhi

BRT - Missed the bus for cars

-- Anumita Roychowdhury, Right To Clean Air Campaign

Take a bus……

Bus, walk and cycle power India’s mobility. Yet rapid motorization is snuffing life out of cities. Can Delhi and other cities reinvent the dream of mobility to get out of this urban nightmare? This needs inventive thinking, action and confidence to break out of the arrogance of old ideas!

 

Rs 80-crore parking facility in Sarojini Nagar draws very few cars, forces a rethink of Delhi’s parking policy: says CSE

  • CSE releases findings on parking in Sarojini Nagar and the lessons from it

  • Says without a clear strategy, expensive parking structures can neither reduce parking chaos nor parking demand

Photos

 
Follow us on 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
gobar times