“Boosting private investment in the Indian railways: the Cape Town Convention way” by Nitin Sarin, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. (Air & Space Law)

“Boosting private investment in the Indian railways: the Cape Town Convention way” by Nitin Sarin, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. (Air & Space Law)

Rarely do you find a transportation system in the world, which can boast about transporting a massive 23 million persons in a single day: The Indian Railways is one such system. Whether persons or cargo, all find their way to be transported by some sort of rail transport in India. Apart from that, train stations have become iconic eco systems in themselves,...

“Rail is a long-term industry and we need governments that have the vision and courage”: Interview with Howard Rosen, Chairman – Rail Working Group

“Rail is a long-term industry and we need governments that have the vision and courage”: Interview with Howard Rosen, Chairman – Rail Working Group

Howard Rosen, Chairman of the Rail Working group will be a key speaker at the fourth Annual Modern Railways with which Indian Transport Portal is a partner. For this occasion, he is answering our questions and giving exclusive insights on railways in India, best practices around the world and the urgent need to think of long-term solutions for transport and...

Which transportation challenges for the next Prime Minister? By Sriraman Siva, Professor of Transport Economics – University of Mumbai

Which transportation challenges for the next Prime Minister? By Sriraman Siva, Professor of Transport Economics – University of Mumbai

Narendra Modi has been endorsed as India’s next prime minister. Sriraman Siva, Walchand Hirachand Professor of Transport Economics, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai provides quick insights on the main transportation issues that he is facing. 1 Railways The PM designate hamis promised a more effective role for the railways. But that would mean...

“Asian Development Bank subscribes to the framework of “Avoid-Shift-Improve”, which prioritizes interventions that will support sustainability for the transport sector” : Ravi Peri – Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank

“Asian Development Bank subscribes to the framework of “Avoid-Shift-Improve”, which prioritizes interventions that will support sustainability for the transport sector” : Ravi Peri –  Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank

India Transport Portal: Please present us the Asian Development Bank with a focus on the transportation sector. What are your main initiatives in India? Mr. Ravi Peri: ADB’s Strategy 2020 – the Bank’s long-term strategic framework for 2008-2020 – focuses on the three critical strategic agendas in developing Asia: inclusive economic...

“The application can help the individuals reach out to their friends and family in emergency situations with the press of a button”: Sanjiv N. Sahai – MD and CEO, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System

“The application can help the individuals reach out to their friends and family in emergency situations with the press of a button”: Sanjiv N. Sahai – MD and CEO, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System

India Transport Portal: DIMTS recently launched a mobile application, TellTail that will help to travel safer. Please present us this initiative? Sanjiv N. Sahai: TellTail is a mobile security application that has been developed by DIMTS in view of the increasing incidents of rapes, kidnapping etc. Once downloaded on the phones, the application can help the...

“A more aware and conscious city administration can choose to set up thresholds for efficiency, emissions, pollutions etc.”: Oliver Lah & Ashish Rao Ghorpade – SOLUTIONS PROJECT

“A more aware and conscious city administration can choose to set up thresholds for efficiency, emissions, pollutions etc.”: Oliver Lah & Ashish Rao Ghorpade – SOLUTIONS PROJECT

India Transport Portal: Please present us the SOLUTIONS project; how are you organized, how are you funded and how do you take part into the Low Carbon Transportation landscape (with other NGO’s, government etc.)? Oliver Lah & Ashish Rao Ghorpade : SOLUTIONS, which stands for stands for Sharing Opportunities for Low carbon Urban transportaTION,...