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Vehicle Technology And Fuel

Status of implementation of CNG as a fuel for urban buses in Delhi

WHY THIS STUDY? On April 1, 2001, there was mayhem in Delhi. Not many buses were plying on the roads as the Supreme Court ruling on moving the entire public transport fleet to CNG, came into effect. Unfortunately this had not been complied with. Without diluting the original order the Supreme Court only allowed a conditional extension of the deadline till September 30, 2001. Read more

The smokescreen of lies: myths and facts about CNG

MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT CNG The Supreme Court of India ruled on July 28, 1998 that all eight-year-old buses and pre-1990 three-wheelers and taxis would have to be converted to compressed natural gas (CNG) by March 31, 2000. For the rest of the buses, three-wheelers and taxis, the deadline was fixed as March 31, 2001. This order, however, is getting to be the most difficult to implement. Resistance from the diesel lobby and lack of support from the government nearly sabotaged the initiative. Read more

From Mobility to Mitigation

Regional Workshop on ‘Bus transport: An agenda for reform to promote clean and low carbon mobility’ & Media Briefing Workshop on ‘Managing urban transport to meet the challenge of climate change’ Friday, February 17, 2017 Kolkata

From Mobility to Mitigation

Regional Workshop on ‘Bus transport: An agenda for reform to promote clean and low carbon mobility’ & Media Briefing Workshop on ‘Managing urban transport to meet the challenge of climate change’ Friday, February 17, 2017 Kolkata

Three Days Specialised Programme on Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility for Cities

CSE is organising a three days specialised training programme on ‘Clean Air and Sustainable Mobility for Cities’ for regulators in New Delhi from March 2 – 4, 2016. This is a specialised programme designed to help officials in developing strategies needed for sustainable transport. This workshop will focus on both the public transport and non-motorized transport modes.