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Addressing the issue of fire safety in metropolitan cities of India
Jul 30, 2019

Addressing the issue of fire safety in metropolitan cities of India

In times of growing urbanisation, the importance of fire safety in urban spaces must be seen. If not, we will be walking unprepared into a deadly infe

Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority: Tackling the traffic snarls
Feb 14, 2023

Bengaluru Metropolitan Land Transport Authority: Tackling the traffic snarls

Would the establishment of the BMLTA help ease Bengaluru’s traffic woes?

Lost in transit: Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA)
Jan 08, 2022

Lost in transit: Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA)

With metro rail adding one more layer to urban mass transit, an autonomous UMTA is necessary to increase the modal share of public transport in urban

Mumbai Metropolitan Region: Putting the Art in SmArt
Dec 04, 2018

Mumbai Metropolitan Region: Putting the Art in SmArt

Given Mumbai’s focus on becoming a technology hub as well as being the main digital cultural and creative industries hub in India, while at the same

Assessing Co-benefits from Metro Rail in India: Industrialisation and Land Value Capture Financing
Jan 06, 2023

Assessing Co-benefits from Metro Rail in India: Industrialisation and Land Value Capture Financing

The report examines India's urbanization, highlighting rapid population growth, metro rail expansion, sustainable transport policies, and financing challenges, while assessing efforts in localization and revenue enhancement for metro systems.

Crime in India’s largest cities: An analysis
Apr 09, 2024

Crime in India’s largest cities: An analysis

While the NCRB data on crimes in India is the most comprehensive set of data, it suffers from some data deficits that need to be addressed

Have Indian cities bid farewell to the Bus Rapid Transit System?
Nov 03, 2020

Have Indian cities bid farewell to the Bus Rapid Transit System?

BRTS cities are now struggling with a surfeit of public transport systems — the normal bus service, BRTS and the Metro.

Mumbai Metro 3 car shed at Aarey colony
Sep 18, 2020

Mumbai Metro 3 car shed at Aarey colony

The Maharashtra government should dispassionately conduct a rigorous cost-benefit analysis before committing to an alternative site for the Metro 3 ca

The art of juggling officialdom to control COVID19
Jul 20, 2020

The art of juggling officialdom to control COVID19

The recent spate of top IAS transfers in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region has exposed Maharashtra’s haphazard handling of the pandemic

The menace of building collapses in urban India
Oct 05, 2020

The menace of building collapses in urban India

Solutions to the problem are pretty obvious. The first step is to set the policy right. Governments have to begin by scrapping the rent laws as they s

The Pathway to Affordable Housing in Urban India: A Case Study of Mumbai
Apr 25, 2023

The Pathway to Affordable Housing in Urban India: A Case Study of Mumbai

The affordable housing challenge plagues cities across India. Although city administrations have framed various strategies to tackle the issue, weak implementation, flawed policies, and an inherent lack of capacity to find longterm solutions have allowed slums to proliferate as an alternative. This paper examines the affordable housing issue in Greater Mumbai. Since affordability is not absolute but relative to the development stage and income di

The relationship between public green spaces and population in a city
Jan 19, 2022

The relationship between public green spaces and population in a city

For better quality of life, city planners need to take into consideration the additional population that will flow in due to greater urbanisation whil

Urban India’s Parking Woes: An Overview
Mar 14, 2024

Urban India’s Parking Woes: An Overview

Vehicular congestion and insufficient parking facilities are significant emerging challenges for India’s mega and metropolitan cities, severely impairing mobility. Although curtailed by constitutional mandates, many Indian cities are seeking to resolve the issue through parking policies, focusing on regulations, pricing as a management tool, new technologies, and off-street parking provisions. This brief assesses the parking policies of Ahmedab

World Population Day calls for reimagining Indian cities
Jul 11, 2023

World Population Day calls for reimagining Indian cities

World Population Day 2023 is an apt occasion to rethink strategies to make the most of India’s population and demographic dividend

आग लागण्याआधीची धोक्याची सूचना
Aug 03, 2019

आग लागण्याआधीची धोक्याची सूचना

गृह मंत्रालयाच्या अभ्यासानुसार, भारतात किमान ८,५९९ अग्निशमन केंद्रांची आवश्यकता आहे, परंतु सध्या केवळ २,०८७ केंद्रे कार्यरत आहेत.

एकीकृत महानगरीय परिवहन प्राधिकरण (यूएमटीए) जो रास्ते में कहीं खो गया…!
Jul 29, 2023

एकीकृत महानगरीय परिवहन प्राधिकरण (यूएमटीए) जो रास्ते में कहीं खो गया…!

शहरी परिवहन में मेट्रो रेल के द्वारा एक और परत जोड़ने के स

एकीकृत महानगरीय परिवहन प्राधिकरण (यूएमटीए) जो रास्ते में कहीं खो गया…!
Jan 18, 2022

एकीकृत महानगरीय परिवहन प्राधिकरण (यूएमटीए) जो रास्ते में कहीं खो गया…!

शहरी परिवहन में मेट्रो रेल के द्वारा एक और परत जोड़ने के स

जागतिक लोकसंख्या दिन: भारतातील शहरांसमोरील आव्हाने
Oct 12, 2023

जागतिक लोकसंख्या दिन: भारतातील शहरांसमोरील आव्हाने

जागतिक लोकसंख्या दिन जागतिक लोकसंख्या आणि लोकसंख्या शास्त्रातील उपलब्धी आणि आव्हाने यावर विचार करण्याचा हा दिवस आहे असे मानले पाहिजे.

मुंबईची वाटचाल नव्या रुपाच्या दिशेने
Dec 28, 2020

मुंबईची वाटचाल नव्या रुपाच्या दिशेने

प्रचंड लोकसंख्या, मंदावलेली आर्थिक वाढ आणि उपलब्ध जमिनीची कमतरता यामुळे मुंबईच्या कोविडनंतरच्या वाटचालीबद्दल नव्या पद्धतीने विचार व्हायला हवा.