Indian cities were originally designed as compact entities to reduce travel trip length. But with rapid urbanization and motorization, our sprawling cities are becoming victims of killer pollution, congestion, and a crippling oil guzzling, car dependent infrastructure that endangers our quality of life.
December 27, 2013 (9.00 am – 4.00 pm) Kumari Hall, Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu
Says his proposal of bus day and cycle scheme can make a difference only if the rich and powerful get on to public transport
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?
The collaborative workshop on Clean air and Sustainable Mobility: An agenda for action in Bhubaneswar was a joint initiative of the Bhubaneswar Development Authority
A joint initiative of Centre for Science and Environment, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust, Dhaka
New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Bangladesh Road Transport Authority, and Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust organise a workshop in Dhaka on Air Quality and Sustainable Transportation Challenge in South Asian Cities
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.