Unreliable last mile connectivity impacts the overall quality and usage of mass transit and results in a mode share shift of public transport. While efforts are being made to improve mass public transport, last mile connectivity has to be improved and linked to existing services. An integrated transport system will aid in ease of access for users. There is a need to improve pedestrian and bicycle access to mass public transport within residential, commercial, industrial and institutional districts in our cities. Facilitating improved accessibility for pedestrians and bicyclists will not only encourage active transport among residents but will minimize the use of private vehicles and enhance the quality of life for city dwellers.
This webinar was hosted on the 8th of August, 2017, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM (IST), and presented by Dario Hidalgo, Director – Integrated Transport, WRI.
In 2016, WRI India was empaneled as a National Training Entity in the field of Town Planning by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. This empanelment places WRI India within a roster of premier national technical and non-profit organisations that have been officially recognised for their excellence in the fields of urban development and capacity building. As a National Training Entity, WRI India works with multiple states towards furthering the goals of various urban missions such as Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Smart Cities.
Today, about 32 percent of India's billion plus population lives in cities. By 2030, this figure will increase to 40 percent. We need scalable solutions for smart urban growth now. This presentation shares 10 key ingredients for creating smart cities in India.
The infographic shows gated community projects in Bangalore that are either completed, ongoing or upcoming, mapped against the railway line and major road networks in the city.
The chart shows the opinion of users about bus services in Jaipur.
The data shown in this chart come from a study conducted by EMBARQ India in Jaipur, as part of the ongoing partnership with Jaipur City Transport Services Ltd. (JCTSL) to provide safe, efficient and reliable bus services to citizens. This survey was done to appreciate the travel patterns of the public transport and intermediate public transport (IPT) users. View the Jaipur User Opinion Survey to get access to the full dataset.
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