The Spirit Of Mumbai Through Local Trains

Short Film Captures Spirit Of Mumbai Through Local Trains

Selected (but typical) reader comments which provide valuable perspective, especially perhaps for foreigners:

  • Mumbai embraces everyone but be prepared to pass these hurdles.
  • The most astounding city in India
  • Simply Awesome… 🙂 🙂
  • Mumbai is for people who want things larger than life.
  • Brilliant
  • Really nice and heartening to see a good ode to the real Lifeline of Mumbai!!
  • very nice… good sound design
  • Without struggle there is no success:  Struggle. Survive. Succeed.
  • This may be a good documentary but the titles and subtitles are not sound.
  • Overcrowded trains are not fun.
  • Struggle and Success has been badly documented.
  • Population and public services in Mumbai are at their peaks.

And then this:

  • Mumbai teaches us how to let a city expand disastrously with utter mismanagement.


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Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Trained as a development economist, Eric Britton is a public entrepreneur specializing in the field of sustainability and social justice. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest work focuses on the subject of equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions and in the process, find practical solutions to urgent climate, mobility, life quality and job creation issues. Currently working on an open collaborative project, “BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transportation to Smaller Asian Cities” . More at: * This article is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 licence.

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