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Fazilka has implemented “Carfree City” concept in the main market area and installed traffic calming devices around the area. Also, Ecocabs cater to the transportation need of the residents.

Promotes Non motorized transport

  Centre for Rural Development Centre for Rural Development (CRD) is an NGO working in the developmental sector especially to empower rural people, urban poor and marginalized population.

Guwhati

Guwahati is the largest city in the North-East Region of India, with a population of 8,18,809 (2001 census). Guwahati is a major commercial, educational and cultural centre. The city is experiencing rapid expansion and changes in urban morphology and major corridor roads suffer from insufficient right of way. Guwahati has taken the lead in introducing low floor city buses in the north-east but requires further modernization and integration with city planning and management initiatives.

Policy action

Guwahati has taken lead in introducing JnNURM buses in the north east and the bus system is experiencing growth in ridership. The current master plan is based on integrated transport-land use planning and aims to improve mobility. This plan is based on traffic and transportation studies   Air Pollution control:

Policy action

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.   Action on vehicles

Campaigns on road safety

Arrive Safe Arrive safe is a registered society working to improve road safety in Chandigarh and other Indian cities. It is working with various government bodies to find cost effective solutions to reduce traffic accidents and prevent loss of life.  

Policy action

First generation reforms have been successfully implemented and the fuel quality has been improved. Actions to upgrade the public transportation system are being considered and introduction of low floor buses is a promising step forward. Policy actions implemented in Chandigarh are   Action on vehicles

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