10 May, 2020

As social distancing continues into the foreseeable future, streamlining other aspects of metro operation such as crowd management, last-mile connectivity, and air-conditioning and ventilation will be vital.

29 Apr, 2020

Madhav Pai writes about how in the new normal in Mumbai, social distancing will demand that only 50 people commute at any given time in a 74-seat coach. In the new system, trains will have to halt a little longer at each station to allow people to alight and board smoothly in a queue.

28 Apr, 2020

Amit Bhatt writes about how transport is a derived demand, which means that people and goods don’t use it just for its sake, but for what it produces. Delhi metro, he notes, will have to boost capacity six times to keep passengers safe.

25 Apr, 2020

Rejeet Mathews and Akanksha Gupta write that it is now time for us to construct cities in a sustainable and equitable way, in tune with the local climate as well as the immunity, health and well-being of its people.

23 Apr, 2020

OP Agarwal (CEO, WRI India) and Kunal Kumar (Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission) write that in the ongoing pandemic, India has managed to keep the number of those infected relatively low, despite its high population density.

08 Apr, 2020

Amit Bhatt writes on how as India moves forward towards an electric journey; it needs a strategy based on its unique mobility characteristics. Amit Bhatt writes on how as India moves forward towards an electric journey; it needs a strategy based on its unique mobility characteristics.

13 Mar, 2020

WRI India’s aqueduct tools highlight how India ranks 13th for overall water stress and ‘has more than three times the population of the other 17 extremely highly stressed countries combined’ — which includes arid regions in West Asia and North Africa.

03 Mar, 2020

Amit Bhatt points out how Gurugram has tried to redesign some of its dangerous intersections but these trial designs barely lasted. So, why is safety, in road design, being ignored?

24 Feb, 2020

MoHUA, WRI India and Bernard van Leer Foundation launched the ITCN-Urban95 India Challenge – an open call for all Indian cities to plan and design cities with an infant, toddler and caregiver-centric (ITCN) approach.

13 Feb, 2020

The Rs. 4,400 crore allocated in the Union Budget for cleaning air in cities, can be a good beginning if used optimally. While this is a relatively modest allocation for the enormous task at hand, it sets a precedent, and has the potential to become a multi-year effort, writes Dr OP Agarwal.

05 Feb, 2020

Neha Yadav writes about how creating a trained workforce is vital for India to gain jobs from new and sustainable mobility and enable obsolete jobs to transition. She enlists three major trends that can inform this skilling trajectory aimed at creating clean and connected mobility system in Indian cities.

01 Feb, 2020

The Yulu bikes initiative is an outcome of the Station Access and Mobility Program (STAMP) challenge, which was conducted by MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) and WRI India.

14 Jan, 2020

WRI India and the Cyberabad Traffic Police are redesigning a junction on a trial basis to encourage pedestrian safety and traffic efficiency. This is the first time the city will see such a redevelopment of a junction by a technical organization.

09 Jan, 2020

The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) organized a workshop to seek opinions of experts to guide the expansion of Bhubaneswar in a sustainable manner. In the workshop, Rejeet Mathews, gave a presentation on Methodological Framework on CDP Preparation Process which was followed by an interactive Q&A session.

05 May, 2019

Bhavay Sharma and Ajay Singh Nagpure, 05 May 2019, The Wire

07 Feb, 2019

Ajay Singh Nagpure, 07 Feb 2019, 11:49 PM IST, Live Mint

India needs to develop its own emissions factor database relevant to local air pollution sources


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