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The Centre for Science and Environment(CSE) welcomes Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) proposal to hike parking charges as a step towards further reform.

  • City needs high parking charges to control traffic chaos and dampen parking demand and car usage.

  • Higher revenue from increased parking charges should be reinvested to improve public transport

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CSE’s international conference on parking reforms

Call for a parking strategy for better management that can control traffic chaos as well as dampen parking demand and car usage

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Delhi, August 17, 2011

Smog Digest

Smog digest is a news service on vehicular pollution based on news clippings selected from leading Indian newspapers and newsmagazine. It also highlights the key developments from South Asian countries. The months witnessed lots of action and developments on the vehicular pollution front in India. 

International Conference on Parking Reforms for a Liveable City

Venue: Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi
Date: August 17, 2011 (9.30 am – 5 pm)

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising an international conference – Parking Reforms for a Liveable City in New Delhi on August 17, 2011.

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Date: August 17, 2011

MOBILITY CRISIS – Agenda for Action 2010

 
CSE's latest book in its Right to Clean Air Campaign series. We have more roads and flyovers than ever before to address our transportation worries. But our cities continue to be gridlocked, with traffic at a virtual standstill as private vehicles hugely outnumber our public transport options. It is time to set new terms of action, make our cities more walkable, review our pollution and congestion control strategies…
 
Price: Rs 290 (USD 12)
Pages : 110
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Before cars take over

There I was, zipping down bustling Ahmedabad. The bus stopped at a station, designed so the doors of the bus and the station open simultaneously to let passengers out and in. People were walking to the station, buying tickets and waiting. A notice flashed when the next bus would arrive. Each bus has a GPS device that transmits its movements to a spiffy control room inside the city corporation. You know when the next bus will come. It will be on time.

Orientation programme on Air pollution and sustainable transportation strategies

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is organising a three-day orientation programme on Air pollution and sustainable transportation strategies at New Delhi from February 26 – 28, 2013.

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Date: February 26 - 28, 2013

Press Invite: Stepping Together: A Conclave of Changemakers for Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility

September 26-27, 2013

Jacaranda Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Air quality: In 2010, air pollution-related diseases led to about 620,000 premature deaths in India.

Public transport: A bus occupies twice the road space taken by a car, but carries 40 times more passengers.

Walking and cycling: Delhi tops in daily cycling trips and is second only to Mumbai in walking trips. But are our footpaths and roads really geared towards walking and cycling?

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Date: September 26-27, 2013

How negotiable is your city?

THE Union ministry of urban development has evolved a system for evaluating urban transportation services in cities across India.

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