Location: India

Traffic Jam is a film to promote public transport. Around the world, private car ownership is not only a growing a source of greenhouse gas emissions, but is also leading to increased traffic congestion, air pollution, and mounting social disparities, particularly in cities. ITDP strongly believes that safe, modern, and efficient public transport can help…

Maintaining high quality standards and excellent customer service will be critical to the successful rollout of cycle sharing in India over the coming years. Public cycle sharing systems: A planning toolkit for Indian cities introduces the key ingredients of best practice cycle sharing systems. The toolkit draws from lessons learned from cycle sharing projects around…

An important regional hub in eastern India, Ranchi has historically been a cycling and walking-centric city with narrow streets and dense urban fabric. But with its outward expansion, there is higher demand for mobility and increased use of motorized transport, leading to congestion & safety issues. Thus this report looks at identifying existing travel demand…

Better Streets, Better Cities: a Guide to Street Design in Urban India illustrates ways that good design can help create safer streets and more livable public spaces. The guide was prepared by ITDP in collaboration with the Ahmedabad-based Environmental Planning Collaborative. Current street design practice in India is often based on a vision of high-speed…

From the ITDP staff meeting BRT workshop, October 9, 2009, New York City in conjunction with the Walk 2 conference Download this presentation Source: Chris Kost (7 MBs)

A growing number of Asian cities are experiencing a rapid rise in the numbers of motorized twowheelers. In many of those cities, these vehicles account for the majority of traffic. This has significant ramifications, both positive and negative, for road safety, congestion, air pollution, economic development, and climate change. This study is a comprehensive review of the best practices…

India, like other developing countries, is characterized by its rising population, mounting urbanization and motorization, and low per capita income. As Indian cities have grown in population, they have also spread outward. A lack of effective planning and land use controls has resulted in rapid, rampant sprawl extending beyond old city boundaries and into the distant countryside. This greatly increased…

Download this presentation Source: Walter Hook, ITDP

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