September 23, 2012, 5am PDT
Rapid urbanization in India will create unplanned cities with poor quality of life unless steps are taken to integrate urban design and planning with governance structures, and primitive planning methods are revamped with the latest technology.
December 27, 2011, 11am PST
New legislation by the Maharashtra State Governments would allow private land owners to apply for city boundary expansions as a tool to ease congestion.
May 12, 2010, 12pm PDT
A study in India has shown that more women gather in public spaces in Mumbai than any other city in the country, even though free and open access continues to be a problem.
December 6, 2009, 9am PST
The Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning and Engineering) Centre (UTTIPEC) has for the first time created pedestrian design guidelines to ensure that walking in the city is a safe and a pleasurable experience.
January 15, 2007, 6am PST
<p>In the face of a severe housing shortage, a plan has been proposed in New Delhi, India, to rewrite the city's building requirements to allow for buildings to rise higher and house more.</p>
August 9, 2006, 2pm PDT
A recent study confirms reveals that long work commutes, be they by car, train, or bus, can significant raise stress levels and impact a person's health.
August 9, 2006, 12pm PDT
A high ranking government official takes a critical look at the orthodoxy behind the fight against urban decay in India's cities.
March 3, 2006, 5am PST
A columnist for the Hindustan Times argues that planners have ignored possible problems with the project in the name of progress.
January 28, 2006, 5am PST
With rampant globalization and growth, Indian architects and developers are using as many established planning models as they can -- including 'New Jersey Suburban'.