August 30, 2013, 12pm PDT
TOD as a planning tool is new to Indian cities, where the idea is being championed as a solution to congestion, environment quality and housing equity. Can this concept, developed for the North American city, be successful in Indian cities?
January 5, 2012, 6am PST
Planners and development experts explain why modeling Delhi after cities like Singapore, Hong Kon and Mumbai is misguided and dangerous.
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.
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.
December 12, 2007, 11am PST
<p>As the city traffic grinds to a crawl due to the rising amount of vehicles on the road, techies in Bangalore have taken a liking to commuting on bicycles.</p>
December 6, 2006, 12pm PST
<p>A comment on how public spaces are often overrun with political and ideological actions, reducing the equity of the daily user leading to confrontations and chaos in India.</p>
October 22, 2006, 9am PDT
<p>The Government of Delhi clears several slums on the banks of the Yamuna river to make way for the athletes housing for the 2010 commonwealth games.</p>
October 4, 2006, 8am PDT
Several organizations, agencies and political parties from both ends of the spectrum are coming together in opposition to the Special Economic Zone program started by the central government.
April 30, 2006, 9am PDT
The Central government sanctions budget allocation for constructing a mostly underground mass transit rail system for Bangalore, India.
April 11, 2006, 6am PDT
India's economic boom has had a positive impact on the lives of women. From highly paid, salaried professionals to small scale entrepreneurs, women are becoming financially independent while getting organized.