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What is a Cul-De-Sac?

Cul De Sac

What is a Cul-De-Sac? Cul-De-Sacs are dead end streets. They are most commonly seen in American and European suburbs where piles of houses of similar forms and shapes are built together. Cul-De-Sacs were constructed to stop traffic and so that each house in the suburb is spacious for the cars to pass through. It was

What is Smart Mobility?

Smart City

The world has become a smaller place in the last few decades. People from one place easily travel to the opposite corner of the globe very easily. The population has increased substantially over the last few years as there are more than seven billion people in this world today. Intracity, intercity, between towns and cities,

Good Public Transportation – A necessity for sustainable settlements

Public Transport - Train

Public transport in some cities is not seen positively especially in car-dominated countries. Although most cities in the world are still dependent on cars and automobiles, there are a few cities such as London and New York where public transport is also taken by the well-off instead of private vehicles. Various developing countries like India

Examples of Car Free Cities (Pedestrian cities)

Oslo, Norway, plans to ban all private cars by 2019

People rely on public transport, walking, or cycling for their transportation need. Although transportation has eased out the lives but has added on to the negative side as well. The transport system is a major contributor to pollution and thus needs to be tackled. Car Free City is one such concept. Carfree cities reduce petroleum dependency, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and noise

How to conduct Intermediate Public Transport (IPT) Surveys

Intermediate Public Transport Examples

There are basically 3 types of vehicles which are fast moving (cars, 2 wheelers), slow-moving (cycle, animal-drawn vehicles) and the third category is the intermediate vehicles. Also called as ParaTransit vehicles, these are motorized vehicles of innovative designs, small in size, efficient in fuel consumption & reasonably fast. Paratransit vehicles include short trips and feeder to mass