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.
The Indian government renewed its commitment to bus rapid transit and other modes of public transport at the 2008 Urban Mobility India conference held in New Delhi from Dec. 3-5.
EMBARQ signs partnership with the Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC) to improve transport systems in Indian urban areas, beginning with Pune
EMBARQ, the WRI Center for Sustainable Transport, today signed a partnership with the Urban Mass Transit Company (UMTC) to improve the transport systems in several of India’s booming cities, beginning in Pune. Expected results include cleaner air and shorter, less stressful commutes, in some of India’s largest cities.