Parking policy: Getting the principles right By Anumita Roy Chowdhury

February 03, 2018

First phase of action has stabilised and avoided pollution. But city’s air is still polluted...

On vehicle technology and fuel quality

  • Enforced Euro II emissions standards in 2000, five years ahead of schedule, Euro III in 2005, Euro IV in 2010.
  • Mandated pre-mix petrol to two- and three-wheelers.

On alternative fuels

  • Implemented largest ever CNG programme Largest ever public transport bus and threewheeler fleet on natural gas.

Other measures related to vehicles

  • Capped the number of three-wheelers Phased out 15 year old commercial vehicles Strengthened vehicle inspection programme (PUC).
  • Efforts made to bypass transit traffic.

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