Even as we unite in our grief over the death of the anonymous victim of the now-famous Delhi rape case who died yesterday, I don’t think it is too early to be cognizant of the choices in front of us. … Continue reading →
A status message by a friend on Facebook has had me thinking for many weeks now. He wrote: Ranchi is an amazing city. In my first 30 minutes there, two schoolchildren, one bike rider and a goat tried to kill … Continue reading →
I have written previously about parking spots replacing parks and playgrounds in cities like Bangalore and Chennai. Now we learn that even houses will be demolished and river beds covered up to make parking lots. It is time we asked … Continue reading →
Mumbai’s parking policy gives builders FSI incentives to build public parking (source: indianurbaninfrastructure.com) It is incontestable that there is a shortage of parking in Indian cities. One only needs to look at the number of vehicles parked on the streets … Continue reading →
It appears that the folks at the Lucknow Municipal Corporation have a curious notion of the meaning and purpose of public participation. When their funding proposals under the centrally sponsored scheme for urban development (JNNURM) were rejected due to the … Continue reading →
This booklet is a continuation of the video vignette series - 'The Invisible Cyclist' showcasing more of those cyclists in the city who cycle everyday, irrespective of the hostile conditions they face.
SHILLONG: The Government-run public transport system in the city – the SPTS bus service and the SSPTS maxi taxi service – has been appreciated by the Central Government, Principal Secretary, Urban Affairs, P Naik claimed here. Naik informed that a meeting was held in New Delhi recently on the JNNURM projects and Meghalaya was largely appreciated for its publ […]