Agartala | Centre for Science and Environment


Agartala

Agartala is the capital city of one of our eastern most states of India, Tripura. Even with much smaller vehicle numbers the city is witnessing increase in pollution levels and severe congestion. The city is built for walking and cycling and buses. The city must retain its strength and not let cars take over the space.
 
Change Makers
Policy action
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Campaigns on vehicular pollution and traffic management
 
Agartala plans to be a CNG run city by 2013 and is also promoting battery operated vehicles. First generation reforms to improve fuel quality and enforce EURO norms have been successfully implemented.

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City Facts
 
 Air and mobility facts

Congestion: Peak hour traffic speed in Agartala varies from as low as 8 kmph to 24 kmph. About 40 per cent of the road length has speed less than 20kmph. About 60 percent of road length has speed varying from 20-30kmph

 

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