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Urban freight transport is of crucial importance to the economic vitality of urban areas, providing both urban residents and businesses the necessary goods and services. Today, close to 71 percent of the freight transported in the country is completed on road. However, although it provides necessary commodities and services, freight transportation has a negative impact on metropolitan areas.…

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Pawan Mulukutla

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Rohan Rao

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Himani Rangoonwala

, Krithi Venkat Jan 2023
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Urban development in all forms impacts the natural landscape, changing vegetation cover, infiltration rates and hydrological (surface and sub-surface) flows. With increasing urbanization urban areas lose a host of natural infrastructure and ecosystem services as ecosystems are modified, degraded and/ or shrunk. Benefits such as flood control, aquifer replenishment, microclimate control,…

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BMC in collaboration with WRI India as knowledge partner conducted a two-day consultative workshop on Flood Risk in Mumbai in April 2022. Government representatives from various departments: hydrological, engineering, and stormwater management discussed the complexities of managing monsoon floods in Mumbai, with flood modelling experts, social scientists, urban planners and designers,…

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World Resources Institute India (WRI India) hosted a webinar on ‘Safety Readiness of Electric Vehicle (EV) Batteries in India’ to raise awareness regarding the safety challenges of EV batteries and solutions to overcome them. This document highlights the insights shared by the panelists on the current safety concerns and the way forward for a safer EV battery ecosystem in India.

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Dr. Parveen Kumar

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Pawan Mulukutla

, Ashish Rawat Oct 2022
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The publication reflects the views and highlights recommendations of the stakeholders (public and private) on the impact of the ongoing EV transition on the workforce of the automotive and transport industries and ways to ensure a just transition during a webinar conducted under Forum for Decarbonising Transport (part of NDC-Transport Initiative for Asia), led by NITI Aayog and WRI India. The…

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Garima Agrawal

, Priya Bansal, Sanya Jha Aug 2022
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The Guidebook is a ready reckoner for transit agencies to help them adopt a calibrated approach to induct electric buses in their services. This is to ensure that the technology shift neither disrupts the quality of the bus service nor becomes burdensome for the transit agencies. Such a phased implementation hinges on several technical and financial considerations which are often inter-linked…

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Pawan Mulukutla

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Madhav Pai

, Shyamasis Das, Anirudh Ray Mar 2022
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Amidst a rapidly expanding population, Indian cities are unable to keep pace with the growing demand for efficient and adequate urban services especially in the sectors of water, waste and energy. This practice note looks at the WRI India approach of developing a powerful value accelerator platform to scale innovative solutions for gaps in service delivery in collaboration with the quadruple…

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Jaya Dhindaw

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Aarathi Kumar

, Monica Jain Aug 2021
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The Government of Karnataka and the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation are exploring ways to offset the heavy economic burden of expanding the metro rail transit network in Bengaluru. Land value capture (LVC) is a public financing strategy that can recover a portion of the real estate value that development along the metro corridor generates for private property owners. Deployed effectively, LVC…

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Jaya Dhindaw

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Sree Kumar Kumaraswamy

, Surya Prakash, Amartya Deb Jun 2021
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Demand-responsive bus services provided by technology-led companies are a recent entry into the transportation ecosystem in cities across the world. Known as bus aggregators in India, these companies are capitalizing on limited mobility options in India’s expanding cities. Bus aggregators operate on routes where commuters have few public transportation options and poor last-mile connectivity.…

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Ojas Shetty

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Jyot Chadha

, Srikanth Shastry Feb 2020
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India is one of the fastest growing countries in the world and urbanisation is both a challenge and an opportunity for India with huge implications for the rest of the world. One critical concern for India’s urbanising future is the provision of basic urban services for all its citizens. Using a social cost accounting (SCA) methodology, this research estimates the market and non-market costs…

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Sahana Goswami

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Madhav Pai

, Srikanth Shastry, Anil Markandya, Aarsi Sagar, Indro Ray, Zeba Aziz, Sandeep Paul, Anirudh Tagat, Apurba Chatterjee Dec 2018
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The Hub Archives

The Hub used to be our online capacity building platform, between 2000-2010, and was meant to facilitate knowledge sharing, peer learning and collaboration. Do click here to view our archived capacity building modules, publications and reports. We have since moved our capacity building to TheCityFix Learn platform – www.thecityfixlearn.org