Panel Discussion Session 2: Multimodal Transportation: Seamless Session 3: Urban Planning And Sustainable
Transit Transportation: Making It Easy
A sound framework for sustainable mobility involves several
aspects like: land use planning, integrated and inclusive How easily you can go from walking or taking your cycle Mobility requirements of citizens depend upon the choices
public transport systems that incorporate non-motorized or car, parking it and switching to a bus or metro, then the city provides them. If you had the option, wouldn’t you
catching an auto to your destination, all in single journey live closer to work, and in a neighborhood that not only has
Bangalore has witnessed forms of transport, design and usage patterns of resources
and amenities, energy efficiency and good economics – and in a reasonably good time, is a measure of the efficiency all the amenities you need within easy distance but is also
and efficacy of a transport system. green and clean?
explosive growth in the last the balance between welfare and profit.
A panel of senior local administrators, young politicians, Attend this session to understand concepts of multi-modal This session brings together urban planning experts and
few years. experts as well as eminent citizens will bring their diversity transportation and to see what our city’s thinkers and
planners have to say on the subject.
knowledgeable citizens for a constructive discussion on
how urban planning impacts sustainable mobility.
in opinions and real world experiences to this session to
discuss the various aspects of the draft Transport Policy
With this, we have also seen the for Karnataka. Intelligent and lively audience participation is Presenters: Presenters:
expected to complete the picture. 1. Mr PK Garg, Director Projects, BMTC
city’s infrastructure struggling to 1. Ms. Champaka TR, Principal Urban Designer at
2. Prof Ashish Verma, CiSTUP, IISc Groupe SCE India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, India
cope with the demands of a growing Panelists:
1. Mr. Shankar Linge Gowda, Principal Secretary, 3. Mr. Shashidhara, City Connect 2. Mr. HS Sudhira, Specialist Consultant (Land Use
economy and population. Rising levels Transport Department, GoK and Transport) at DULT, and Research Associate,
4. Mr. Nate Stell, Architect Biome Solutions
of congestion, rapid motorization, 2. Mr. Gaurav Gupta, MD KSRTC Moderator: Vinod Shankar, Member Praja
ecological degradation, urban sprawl 3. Mr. Praveen Sood, ACP Traffic, Bangalore Time: 1:30 PM
1. Ms. Brinda Sastry,Urban Design and Planning
and social inequity are key challenges 4. Mr. Krishna Byregowda, MLA, Congress
Consultant, Adjunct Faculty, RV School of
to our present transportation system. 5. Prof. Ashwin Mahesh,
Session 3: Aatakkuntu, Lekkakkuntu – Simulation
Transportation Expert and Professor IIM Bangalore
2. Mr. Vijayan Menon, Koramangala Initiative
A sustainable transport model for 6. Prof T.G Sitharam, Chairman, CiSTUP
Of Participation And Planning In The Evolution Of
Bengaluru Moderator: Sanjay Vijayaraghavan, Member Praja
Bangalore would mean decongestion of 7. Mr. S. Viswanath, Sustainability Expert
In a city governed by multiple elected bodies and public Time: 3:30 PM
streets, enhanced pedestrian and public Moderator: V. Ravichandar agencies, arriving at decisions always involves working
transport infrastructure, integrated urban Time: 10:30 AM with multiple stakeholders.
and transport design, reduced pollution Sessions Bangalore-based think-tank CSTEP will display several
demos and kick off discussions about how games could
and inclusive planning. At Mobilicity, a be used for addressing mobility related challenges in
E2 series from PBS: Four 30 minute documentaries on best
Take this opportunity to engage with policy makers, citizen practices in sustainable transport from around the world
diverse group of citizens and experts will leaders and experts through a highly interactive series of Bangalore.
sessions on Sustainable Transport. Listen to what they
engage in open dialogue, share ideas, have to say on topics ranging from road design to urban Panelists: Just Wheels: 30 minute documentary by Faizan Jawed
planning simulation, share your ideas and provide direct on how methods of mobility shape an inclusive, equitable,
and propose forward-looking strategies 1. Prof Rajeev Gowda, Professor Economics and sustainable and therefore humane habitat.
feedback. The emphasis is on participation, collaboration Social Sciences IIM Bangalore
and solutions for accessible, equitable, and synergy.
Time: 12:30 PM
efficient and environmentally sustainable Session 1: Road Design Standards: Getting There
Time: 2:30 PM
Roads need to be designed and engineered to
transportation in Bengaluru. accommodate the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, hawkers,
private vehicle users, utilities such as water and electricity,
Unconference as well as environmental aspects such as tree cover in an
optimal and efficient way.
We invite citizens to present or speak on goal-oriented,
forward-looking proposals or analysis on the subject of Participate in this session to understand how this is currently
sustainable mobility for Bangalore. Such sessions must attempted, what the shortcomings of this approach are,
cover focused areas of mobility, and have clear local and what needs to change.
context and applications. Presenters:
Slots are available, and you can even register on the day 1. Prof T.G Sitharam, Chairman CiSTUP, IISc
of the event! For more information, please visit mobilicity.
praja.in 2. Mr. Chikrayappa, Chief Engineer, Major Roads,
Or call Shekhar (+91- 9611115671) or 3. Mr. Basavaraj Kabade, Exec. Engr, BBMP
Neha (+91- 9739099230)
4. Mr. Suhas Kulhalli, Member, Praja
Moderator: Ravindra, Member, Praja
Time: 1:30 PM
Extending an invitation to all concerned citizens
of Bangalore, to join a common platform to
Time Faculty Room Meeting Hall Transport Lab Conference
9:30 Registration for Unconference
10:00 Orientation (Faculty Room)
10:30 Panel Discussion on Karnataka's Draft Transport Policy
Road Design Multi-Modal UC 1
13:30 Standards Integration Screening
(GS 1) (GS 2) UC 2
Evolution of UC 3 UC 4 UC 4
(GS 3) UC 5 UC 6
15:30 City Planning
UC 7 UC 8 Join us at Bengaluru’s first Sustainable
(GS 4) UC 9 UC 10 Transportation Unconference
16:30 Final Comments and Vote of Thanks (Faculty Room)
Date Nov 21, 2009
All Day Exhibition of Innovations in Transport Engineering Design Time 9:30am – 5pm
Venue CiSTUP, IISc, Bangalore
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