The initial 5.8 Km of the Bus Corridor in Delhi became operational on April 20th 2008
The biggest challenge that confronts cities today is the intractable problem of automobile dependence. As the automobile dependence continues to grow, it is adversely affecting the quality of urban life. Congestion, unsafe roads and pollution remain their bane. Unless accompanied by policies to restrict the growth in car and motorised two-wheeler travel, cities will run hard only to stand still.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) comes out in support of Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s initiative to set fuel economy standards and a labeling programme for cars. Demands immediate implementation as rapid increase in car numbers and steady drift towards bigger cars threaten India’s energy security.
Rich Lands Poor People – released in Rajasthan
EPCA decides on action plan for eight critically polluted cities in India February 5, 2009
International transport expert reviews Delhi BRT: February 7, 2009.