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Public transport is an important element of smart mobility, but it is not the only element – World Bank India

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015

Mr Barjor Mehta and Mr Ke Fang are both specialists at the World Bank India, working on Smart Cities. They gave us exclusive insights on Narendra Modi’s project. This...

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Ducati to set foot in India again

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015

After a not-so-profitable stint earlier, Ducati is now re-entering the promising Indian market through its subsidiary.       Top Indian metros — Gurgaon, Delhi and...

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New research study: Smart cities and sustainable transport  (1st edition)

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

In his budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arjun Jaitley said that “unless new cities are developed to accommodate the burgeoning number of people, the existing cities wouldsoon...

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French firm Thales eyeing Rs 3,300 crore smart city market in India

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015

NEW DELHI: Bolstered by the success of the Rafale deal, French firm Thales, which is a major partner in the fighter aircraft project, has said the sentiment is positive in France...

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French firm Thales eyeing Rs 3,300 crore smart city market in India

French firm Thales eyeing Rs 3,300 crore smart city market in India

Apr 16, 2015

NEW DELHI: Bolstered by the success of the Rafale deal, French firm Thales, which is a major partner in the fighter aircraft project, has said the sentiment is positive in France on India’s ability to handle large military deals and that the company is eyeing a 500-million, or over Rs 3,300-crore market for smart city project in the country. via French...

‘Pedestrian, cycling facilities cheaper than roads’

‘Pedestrian, cycling facilities cheaper than roads’

Apr 16, 2015

Air pollution in Delhi can be a catalyst for making crucial changes in our mobility system to incorporate infrastructure and space for pedestrians and cyclists, says urban planner Jeff Olson. Co-founder of Alta Bicycle Share, Olson, who has been a part of the greenways and cycle sharing initiatives in New York, told Jayashree Nandi that building pedestrian and...

Shell study reveals fuel saving myths in India

Shell study reveals fuel saving myths in India

Apr 16, 2015

New study reveals 83 per cent Indians consider fuel efficiency important; sadly 68 per cent admit they really don’t know how to save fuel via Shell study reveals fuel saving myths in India |...

Public transport app launched in Pune

Public transport app launched in Pune

Apr 16, 2015

PUNE: Birds Eye Systems has recently launched a public transport app, `Ridlr’ (pronounced as Rid-lar) for Pune citizens. Ridlr tells you exactly when the next bus or train will arrive so you can plan your journey with ease, even using multiple modes of transport. Timetables can be downloaded and used even without internet connection to view later. via...