EMBARQ Turkiye presents at event co-hosted by EMBARQ India and Studio X, Mumbai
Photo: Lubaina Rangwala/EMBARQ India
EMBARQ Turkiye staff made a presentation on the Istanbul BRT at Studio X in Mumbai. Lubaina Rangwala reports on the event.
MTSU and EMBARQ India convene meeting with key stakeholders on possible BRT for the city
11 September 2012 | Mumbai: Over 40 people attended a meeting convened by the Mumbai Transformation Support Unit (MTSU) and EMBARQ India, to discuss the way forward for a possible bus rapid transit (BRT) system in the city of Mumbai.
The summit addressed whether entrepreneur-driven organised fleet auto-rickshaw services could be the way forward for the sector.
10th February 2012, Mumbai: EMBARQ India organised and hosted Rickshaw Rising: An Auto-Rickshaw Entrepreneurship Summit with entrepreneurs, civil society members, investor representatives, government officials, driver union representatives, and other key stakeholders, including manufacturers and engine & fuel technology providers from around the country.
Panel Discussion at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences
EMBARQ India’s Director Madhav Pai spoke at a panel discussion on “Towards Sustainable Cities” organized by The School of Habitat Studies of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, on 20th December 2011.
Mumbai has 120,000 auto-rickshaws used by a large percentage of the city’s population. Reforms in the auto-rickshaw sector will go a long way in improving Mumbai’s integrated urban public transport system.
Vatsala works as a maid in Mumbai, India. Like many of the public in Mumbai—and cities throughout India—she relies on auto-rickshaws to meet her demanding schedule and transportation needs. EMBARQ is working in India to improve the service to benefit the drivers, passengers and owners.
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