Pilot corridor meeting objectives, but there's still room for improvement
The Delhi bus rapid transit (BRT) system has succeeded in meeting some of its key objectives, though it is still a work in progress, according to EMBARQ's senior transport experts Dario Hidalgo and Madhav Pai.
Ministry of Urban Development approves guidelines for central funding to purchase buses for urban transport systems
The Government of India's Ministry of Urban Development announced in January that states will receive financial assistance for purchasing public transport buses, as part of a national effort to reduce the use of private vehicles and control congestion.
Workshop participants discuss ways to make city the "cycling capital of India"
Local authorities in Bangalore announced their commitment to bicycling and walking at a Cycling Inclusive Planning Workshop, held on January 31.
The goal was to find sustainable cycling solutions to combat congestion and traffic accidents, as well as health problems, like asthma and other cardiorespiratory diseases, associated with high pollution levels.