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29 Apr, 2020

Madhav Pai writes about how in the new normal in Mumbai, social distancing will demand that only 50 people commute at any given time in a 74-seat coach. In the new system, trains will have to halt a little longer at each station to allow people to alight and board smoothly in a queue.

28 Apr, 2020

Amit Bhatt writes about how transport is a derived demand, which means that people and goods don’t use it just for its sake, but for what it produces. Delhi metro, he notes, will have to boost capacity six times to keep passengers safe.

25 Apr, 2020

Rejeet Mathews and Akanksha Gupta write that it is now time for us to construct cities in a sustainable and equitable way, in tune with the local climate as well as the immunity, health and well-being of its people.

23 Apr, 2020

OP Agarwal (CEO, WRI India) and Kunal Kumar (Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission) write that in the ongoing pandemic, India has managed to keep the number of those infected relatively low, despite its high population density.

08 Apr, 2020

Amit Bhatt writes on how as India moves forward towards an electric journey; it needs a strategy based on its unique mobility characteristics. Amit Bhatt writes on how as India moves forward towards an electric journey; it needs a strategy based on its unique mobility characteristics.

13 Mar, 2020

WRI India’s aqueduct tools highlight how India ranks 13th for overall water stress and ‘has more than three times the population of the other 17 extremely highly stressed countries combined’ — which includes arid regions in West Asia and North Africa.